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  • Biking the Fernie Town trail in fall
  • Birding & Wildlife Viewing with Wild Nature Tours
  • Fly Fishing the Elk River
  • Fernie Provincial Park - Mike Cotton
  • Couple enjoying views on their patio at Island Lake Lodge
  • Historic Downtown Fernie
  • Happy skiers heading to Curry Bowl
  • Ski in Ski out at Fernie Alpine Resort
  • Nordic skiing on Montane Trails in Fernie, BC
  • Snowshoeing with Wild Nature Tours
  • Inside the museum
  • Birds eye view
  • Historic Downtown Fernie
  • Shopping for local art
  • River rafting the Elk River Canyon
  • Spa 901 Outdoor Hot Pool
  • Aerial Park
  • Old Growth Cedar Trail
  • Snow Creek Cabins
  • Park Place Lodge
  • 6 Bedrooms | Hot Tub | Pool Table | Ski In/Out
  • Tiny Home interior
  • Red Tree Lodge
  • Stanford Resort Hotel in Winter

Fernie is an internationally recognized year-round destination that welcomes guests from around the world.

Local News & Travel Updates

Fernie offers a variety of destination, market-ready travel experiences, and itineraries suitable for all demographics. Nestled amongst the towering Canadian Rocky Mountains, along the banks of the clear freestone Elk River and in company with majestic forests, Fernie is a special mountain town with a deep-rooted history, along with a vibrant and authentic vibe. 

Products & Experiences

Winter Adventures:

  • Fernie Alpine Resort offers a world-class ski and snowboard experience, complete with a variety of on-mountain accommodation, dining options, and a village plaza. 
  • Catskiing is available for single-day or multi-day bookings
  • Snowmobile rentals and clinics
  • Guided cross country skiing (over 50km of groomed trails) and snowshoe tours

Spring, Summer, Fall Adventures:

  • Guided fly fishing day trips
  • Whitewater rafting and scenic float trips
  • Mountain biking (guides, rentals & lessons available)
  • Guided Hiking in the Rocky Mountains
  • Guided nature tours and wildlife viewing
  • Golfing at Fernie's 18-hole championship course

Spa & wellness options are available throughout the year with a diverse selection of yoga, esthetics, fitness classes, and diversity of wellness treatments. 

Fernie's Historic Downtown is a highlight for any itinerary, featuring turn-of-the-century heritage buildings and an eclectic mix of restaurants, boutique shops, attractions, and activities. Heritage Walking Tour and Fernie Art Walk maps are available for self-guided & seasonal guided tours.  The variety of events & festivals showcased throughout the year are a compliment to any itinerary.

Explore itinerary suggestions in the sidebar link or contact us for assistance in creating a customized itinerary to best meet the needs of your clients.

Places to Stay

Lodging options in Fernie are numerous and varied, with over 850 units available both in-town and on-mountain resort-based. Accommodations range from budget to luxury, with options including Pod style hostel, resort RV & yurt campground, Canada's first Tiny Home Hotel, luxurious condo/ townhome, hotels and private lodge/ chalet properties.

Tourism Fernie is pleased to offer travel trade professionals our assistance, we look forward to hearing from you!


Christine Grimble
Manager, Media/ Travel Trade & Projects
Ph: 250-423-2037

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  • Fernie Facts & Info
    • Gateway airports include Calgary International (3hrs), Canadian Rockies International - Cranbrook (1hr) & Glacier International - Kalispell, USA (2hrs).
    • Fernie Alpine Resort is located only 5km's from the City of Fernie and is accessible by shuttle bus (winter seasonal).
    • Year-round activities and attractions available in the community.
    • Charming Historic Downtown is a must and a very popular part of any travel itinerary.
    • Travel Trade support is available for product & travel information, itinerary creation, familiarization tours, brochure/ collateral provision & more.