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Fernie
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Fernie Alpine Resort featuring landscape views, snow and mountains

Dramatic Rocky Mountain vistas form the backdrop for a town filled with historic charm and exciting adventures. 

Completely encircled by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Fernie invites you to discover an idyllic lifestyle of arts, culture and exciting outdoor pursuits. Enjoy the area’s world-renowned summer fly-fishing, winter skiing and year-round charm.

Experience the best of the warm seasons in the Rockies, from spring flowers in May to colorful falling leaves in October. Follow forest trails by mountain bike or on a family hike. Restaurant patios come alive every afternoon with clinking glasses and enthusiastic chatter.

The Elk River is a welcoming spot on a hot summer day, providing a refreshing, lazy float or a peaceful day of fly fishing on sparkling waters. Visit the lower Elk River Canyon for exhilarating whitewater rafting with thrilling rapids and spectacular scenery. Include a round of golf or pamper yourself at a spa.

In winter, Fernie features legendary powder for excellent skiing. The outstanding snowfall is only the beginning of the appeal of this winter playground. Diverse mountainous terrain provides winter activity choices from low exertion to big thrills. Discover world-class groomed and backcountry snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Ski on some of the highest vertical drops in the Canadian Rockies. Try cat skiing: Ride up the mountain in a heated snow cat and then ski or board on fresh lines down uncrowded backcountry slopes.

Learn about the area’s interesting past in Fernie’s Historic Downtown. Look for the stony profile of the Ghostrider on a nearby rock face and listen to the legend of the one-time curse on the valley.

Fernie is located in southeastern British Columbia. Reach the area with a 3-hour drive from Alberta’s Calgary International Airport or a 2-hour drive from Glacier International Airport in Kalispell, Montana.

World-renowned fly fishing, mountain biking, snow sports, golf, river adventures and hiking highlight Fernie’s natural beauty and provide outdoor thrills. Indoors, meet friendly people in a laid-back atmosphere and relax with soothing experiences for your mind, body and soul.

Fernie Stanford Resort
Fernie Stanford Resort
3 out of 5
100 Riverside Way, Fernie, BC
The price is CA $112 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Situated on the riverwalk, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Fernie Alpine Resort and within 6 mi (10 km) of College of the Rockies Fernie Campus and Fernie ...
4.1/5Very Good! (809 reviews)
"Excellent facilities and value backing on to the riverbank. Also, the Tandoor & Grill restaurant on site is some of the best Indian I have had!"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Fernie Stanford Resort
Lizard Creek Lodge
Lizard Creek Lodge
3.5 out of 5
5346 Highline Dr, Fernie, BC
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Offering ski-in/ski-out access, this resort in Fernie is in the mountains, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Fernie Alpine Resort, and close to winter activities such as ...
4.3/5Excellent! (831 reviews)
"Location perfect"

Reviewed on Apr. 5, 2021

Lizard Creek Lodge
Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
3 out of 5
1622 7th Avenue, Fernie, BC
The price is CA $167 per night from May 5 to May 6
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Fernie hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fernie Memorial Arena, Fernie Golf and Country Club, and Annex Park. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (330 reviews)
"Room was clean very nice lobby and friendly staff"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2021

Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
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Fernie 2 Bedroom Condo On The Hill With Private Hot Tub
Fernie 2 Bedroom Condo On The Hill With Private Hot Tub
Fernie, BC
Set amidst the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out vacation home in Fernie is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Fernie Alpine Resort and within 6 mi (10 km) of Fernie Memorial ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Perfect mini-vacation
"Great place, clean and had everything we needed. Close walk to the ski hill. We would definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Apr. 2, 2021

Fernie 2 Bedroom Condo On The Hill With Private Hot Tub
Cornerstone Lodge
Cornerstone Lodge
3 out of 5
5339 Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC
Set amidst the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out condo resort in Fernie is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Fernie Alpine Resort and close to winter activities such as cross-country ...
4.2/5Very Good! (41 reviews)
"Fantastic location for ski in/out. Great for our kids."

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2021

Cornerstone Lodge
Timberline Lodges by Fernie Lodging Co
Timberline Lodges by Fernie Lodging Co
3.5 out of 5
4559 Timberline Crescent, Fernie, BC
Located near the slopes, this Fernie condo building is in the mountains, 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Fernie Alpine Resort and close to winter activities such as skiing ...
4.3/5Excellent! (39 reviews)
"Dylan at front office at the Fir Building was awesome and very very helpfull."

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2021

Timberline Lodges by Fernie Lodging Co
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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