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Fernie, BC, Canada
Fernie, BC is a Kootenay community engulfed in mountains, rivers and wilderness wildlife located in southeast British Columbia, Canada. The Elk River flows through this picturesque mountain community while the mountains with names like Polar Peak, Grizzly Peak, Three Sisters, Mt. Proctor and Hosmer Mountain dominate the skies around the community.
Fernie, BC in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada includes the areas of Mountview, Canyon, Castle Mountain, Ridgemont, Parkland Terrace, Cokato, Yahk, Morrissey, Hosmer and Fernie Alpine Resort
The community of Fernie is a hub for services in the area providing many of the amenities important to travelers. Some of the services include accommodations, tours, guides, restaurants, gas stations, banks, grocery stores, internet, laundromat, coffee houses, pubs, repair shops, attractions, retail and gift stores.
Main street Fernie is lined with stores, shops, boutiques and restaurants. More are available in the mountain village at the ski resort.
Getting to know Fernie comes easy sightseeing on foot or bike. There is a massive community trail network sprawled out across the community of Fernie which is ideal for getting from one end of town to the other.
During the summer months the most popular activities enjoyed, in and around Fernie, include hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, camping, birdwatching, golfing, wind surfing, wildlife viewing, fishing, boating, kayaking, river rafting, horseback riding, picnicking, canoeing, off roading, dirt biking and atving.
During the winter months - after the snow has fallen - the community turns into one of British Columbia's premier winter ski and snowboard destinations.The winter activities enjoyed in the region include downhill skiing, snowboarding, cat skiing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing and ice fishing. Fernie Alpine Resort is base camp for many of the winter adventures.
The forests in Fernie parks and backcountry regions are home to many hiking trails. Some follow rivers, connect to lakes, climb mountains and more. The Three Sisters Hiking Trail, Mt Proctor Trail, Hosmer Mountain Trail and the Fairy Creek Trail are just a few of the hiking adventures to look into when in the region.
There are many fresh water lakes in the region. Too many to list here. However, some of the lakes in the region ideal for recreational activities include Koocanusa (man-made reservoir lake) and Maiden, Hartley, Surveyors and the Hidden Lakes.
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