The Reasons to Come and visit Fernie, BC.


Fernie is an excellent location to explore throughout the year. It is possible to ski or snowboard at the Fernie Fox Hotel, hike or mountain bike through the trails, zipline through the forest, and much more! 

The summer months are here! Fun things to be doing in Fernie

  • Mountain Biking and hiking 

Fernie is an ideal spot to explore hiking or mountain biking and camping. There is a myriad of options for both winter and summer activities. If you’re looking to get out and explore, then take an interest in Black Creek Trail or Headwaters Provincial Park. Two of these locations are great for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle while being close enough to the city, so they don’t have to be concerned about getting lost! It’s also possible to stop by Fernie Fox Hotel to find lots of activities available all year round! 

  • Skiing/Snowboarding/Snowmobiling 

Fernie is regarded as one of the top Ski resorts in BC. Why not enjoy it on your trip? There’s plenty of downhill excitement waiting for you on the top snowmobile trails, with endless excitement right in front of you! 

Winter Activities to Do in Fernie 


If you’re a fan of winter, there are numerous options to go snowmobiling within Fernie. You can opt for guided tours, hire your own sled, and explore yourself. 


If you’re looking for a more adventurous activity, hiking is the perfect method to experience the beauty of nature in Fernie. With trails stretching throughout the town and the region, there’s something to suit anyone in the area! 

Skiing/Snowboarding, snowboarding, and skiing are popular in smaller cities like Fernie. There are plenty of possibilities for kids in the area! It’s an excellent opportunity to spend time with your loved ones while enjoying your company. Dog Sledding Although dog sledding isn’t as well-known as other winter sports out west; many areas don’t get enough snowfall during certain times of the year (such as the summer months). The good news is that If you’re lucky enough to visit during one of these dry weather seasons, to be more enjoyable than snowboarding or skiing! Ice Skating It doesn’t matter if it’s skating lessons or recreational skating in various parks throughout town. Plenty is happening on any given day that boils down to ice-related activities in BC.

Hotel and lodging in Fernie 

If you’re planning to visit Fernie, BC, and are searching for hotels or lodges that ski in/ski out (or within walking distance of the pistes), We’ve got suggestions for you. 

We’ve been staying in The Whitecap Mountain Lodge, a beautiful location. It’s dog-friendly too! There are many other hotels in Fernie too, but this is our top pick to date. 

Another option is Fernie Fox Hotel and Spa. They have many events going on as well if you’re interested in visiting them when you’re in Fernie, BC. 

Hike, walk, or bike on the Trails in Fernie.

Another thing you can do within Fernie, BC, is hiking in the mountains, biking, or walk along the trails. There are numerous trails around town, including the Grassi Lakes Trail and Fernie Fox Hotel Trail. The trails are well-maintained and marked with signs to ensure you return safely. You can bring your entire family along on these trails because they are family-friendly! The views you can enjoy from this trail will make the visit worth it! 

Fly through the air on the Zipline 

Ziplining is an exciting method to get out in the beauty of the forest. Ziplining is available with Ziptrek Ecotours, which is situated in Fernie, BC! They have six trails suitable for people of all ages and abilities. You’ll enjoy yourself so much that you may forget you’re working out. If it rains during your excursion, there are plenty of indoor activities to enjoy! 

Fernie is an ideal destination for skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling, hiking, and mountain biking year-round. 

Fernie is an ideal spot to go snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, and mountain biking year-round. In winter, it’s the perfect spot for snowboarders and skiers to go due to its elevation (over 4100 feet) as well as long, slack runs which begin at the highest peak. It also has steady weather with plenty of sunny days, meaning you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ski or snowboard throughout your stay. If you’re not a pro border or skier, do not fret because Fernie also has beginner’s zones where you can learn how to ski and board safely before embarking on your adventure! 

Fernie has other opportunities apart from boarding, skiing, cross-country skiing during the winter months (the trails are lit), and snowmobiling tours through vast forests dotted with wildlife, including deer herds that can exceed 1000 people at times! There are hiking trails all over the region that offer views that the ones that no other location can provide,mainly when snow falls overnight, leaving an unspoiled blanket over everything in sight! 

If you’re looking to cycle over other forms of transport, this region has plenty of it! You can choose between the road bike all year as there aren’t any mud puddles or deep potholes as in other areas to towns in the vicinity, such as Kimberley, BC, Canada.


I hope that this list gives you an idea of why Fernie is an ideal place to go. If you’re coming on your first visit or an existing resident who wants to get to know their city, we hope that we’ve been able to offer you new ideas for the things you can explore here! 

If you’re looking for suppliers of a pet-friendly hotel in Fernie the city, then make sure to look into our Fernie Fox Hotel. The closest central town hotel close to in the Fernie Alpine Resort, which are only a few minutes from downtown. To learn more about the best accommodation in Fernie, contact us by calling (877) 447 6788 or emailing