Fernie is an ideal summer location with an incredible breadth of mountain activities. Come see why it is favoured by many over the mountain parks. For golf Fernie Golf and Country Club is the #2 ranked public course in BC. With 360 degree mountain views, wooded areas, wildlife sightings, and well groomed greens it a fantastic local golf experience. Take it up a notch at Wilderness Club, a course worthy of all golfer's bucket list. It a Nick Faldo design and ranked #1 in Montana by Golfweek Magazine - only 45 minutes drive. You can also add a round at Indian Springs while there. The three make for a memorable golf outing with your base at The Timbers.
There is also world class fly fishing for cutthroat trout in the elk and wigwam rivers. Walk and wade or drift boats - its all here. There are also 110 rides of mountain biking in six different areas, and even 40km of trails kept open all fall/winter/spring - try fat tire biking on snow (rentals available). You can also do incredible hikes around the resort or island lake, go cliff jumping, skeet shooting, whitewater rafting, kayaking, stand up paddle (SUP) boarding, ziplining, waterskiing or even take a beach day. The possibilities are endless. Let us make it happen for you at The Timbers.
Contemplating a golf weekend? Checkout Fernie Golf and Country club here at www.golffernie.com with its 360 degree mountain views. The Nick Faldo designed Wilderness Club can be viewed at www.thewildernessclub.com and Indian Springs Ranch at www.IndianSpringsMontana.com. Both 45 minutes to eureka and open until Oct 31.
Fernie is an internationally renowned destination for sports fishing. With walk-and-wade river fishing, fly fishing, stillwater lake fishing or ice fishing. Fernie will offer you an unforgettable fishing experience. Guided tours are available. Learn more at www.elkriver.ca and www.fernieflyfishing.com
There are so many ways to explore Fernie on a bike. From kid-friendly rides circling the town to the black diamond extremes of resort downhill riding, Fernie boasts six biking areas. Two areas, Fernie Alpine Resort & Bike Park and Mount Fernie/Mt Fernie Provincial Park, are right out your door. From the Timbers you can explore single tracks all the way to island lake - an ideal spot to grab lunch and a beer. Or take a short drive and hit the Community/Town Trails, Mount Proctor, Ridgemount, and the Castle Mountain & Morrisey trails. And if you need more scope than 110 named rides in these areas, or you just want to hone your skills, you can hit the terrain park in town. Ride descriptions can be found on www.crankfernie.com.
Fernie is a great place to play on the waters of the Raging Elk Canyon, a 16km stretch of water from Elko to Lake Koocanusa. You can enjoy it with rafting or kayaking trips in Class II, III and IV whitewater. The season runs from the adventurous waters of May & June through to the warmer, family-friendly waters of August & September. Learn stand up paddleboarding (SUP) on lakewater, and then SUP, or float trip, down the upper Elk River right through town. Early season trips may also use the Bull River (kayaking). Learn more at www.raftfernie.com and canyonraft.com