Fernie, BC, is a hiking enthusiast's dream destination, surrounded by the stunning Canadian Rockies. With an extensive network of trails, ranging from leisurely forest strolls to challenging alpine hikes, there are options for every skill level. Discover the region's natural wonders, including serene lakes, cascading waterfalls, old growth forests and breathtaking mountain panoramas. Fernie offers over 100 trails, ensuring hikers can explore diverse landscapes and experience the pristine wilderness that makes this area a true outdoor paradise.
Surrounded by the rugged Canadian Rockies, Fernie offers an array of world-class biking trails catering to riders of all levels. From thrilling downhill descents to scenic cross-country routes, bikers can explore diverse terrains, including lush forests, challenging slopes, and meandering rivers. The city hosts numerous biking events and festivals, attracting riders from around the globe. With countless trails to choose from, Fernie promises an exhilarating biking experience amidst spectacular natural landscapes.
Fernie offers a diverse range of activities and sets the bar for a town jam-packed with friendly locals. It is well worth exploring for a day during your week at Brooks Creek. Its historic downtown, dotted with charming shops and cozy cafes, invites leisurely strolls and culinary delights. Art galleries showcase local talent, and historical landmarks offer glimpses into the town's rich past. Visitors can indulge in spa treatments, explore cultural museums, local breweries and excellent restaurants.
For families wanting to take a simpler day, the Elk Valley and local lakes offer incredible opportunities to just get out and enjoy a day or afternoon on the water. The Elk is a very safe river to float in either inner tubes or on stand-up paddle boards. For those hesitant to take a day off fishing, there is nothing written that says you can't have your partner enjoy a paddle board for part of the day while you enjoy the dry fly fishing from a drift boat or raft. That said, we will leave that conversation to you.
Fernie truly shines in winter and there is no finer place to be than Brooks Creek Ranch. We do offer full lodge rentals if of interest. It's a great place to base your snowy adventures from. These include snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, cat-skiing, heli-skiing and skiing at the local mountain. Fernie Alpine Resort is a truly world-class resort with an incredible variety of terrain and ridiculous amounts of snow... The fluffy Rocky Mountain kind. Reach out if this of interest and we will help you coordinate your adventures with the right local experts.