Hiking in the Rocky Mountains around Fernie B.C. is simply spectacular.

The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness at Island Lake provides countless hiking opportunities. Whether you are interested in a 30 minute walk or a full day hike, Island Lake has what you need. We have the best maintained and most diverse hiking trails in the valley. Want to learn about flora and fauna? Guided interpretive hikes are available.

Check out the detailed trail descriptions.

Click here to view the Island Lake Hiking Trail Map

Guided Hiking

Our hiking guides can take you on a short half day interpretive walk or an all day adventure.  A guided hike is a great way to discover places you may not experience on your own and learn about the local flora and fauna of the area.  We do have some scheduled hikes listed below, but can book a hike for your group as well.

Guided Hiking Rates:

– Half Day Interpretive Hike – $20 per person (Minimum 2 people)

– Full Day Hike – $99 per person (Minimum 2 people) – ACMG certified hiking guide.


2015 Hiking Series Schedule:

  • Sunday, June 21st – Fathers Day (Tam View or Lake Trail depending on weather)
  • Sunday, June 28th – Big White Peak hike (Glacier Lilies are out!)
  • Sunday, July 5th – Heiko’s Trail
  • Sunday, July 19th – Tamarack Viewpoint – Kids Hike
  • Sunday, August 2nd – Heiko’s Trail – (Prime Wildflowers in the Alpine)
  • Sunday, August 16th – Lizard Lake – Cabin Bowl Loop
  • Monday, August 31st – Spineback Ridge Trail
  • Sunday, Sept 13th – Heiko’s Trail



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From Our Customers

Kudos to all your staff for their wonderful and gracious hospitality. I was particularly impressed that everyone addressed us by our first names from the moment we arrived until we departed.

Did I mention "kudos to all"? That includes all the folks in leadership who set up your system and motivate your people to make for such a wonderful guest experience.

Jack Altschuler - Northbrook, IL