Summer Directions

Find us easily, no matter where you are coming from!

Calgary, AB -  Distance – 300 km -  3.5 hour drive

Most major airlines and rental car companies service Calgary International Airport. We can also arrange transportation for you and your group from this airport. The drive from Calgary is a breathtaking ride into the Rocky Mountains. Take Highway #2 South, turn west on Highway #7 and take it to Black Diamond. Turn south onto Highway #22. At the t-intersection, turn west again on Highway #3. Two kms past Fernie, you will see the Island Lake Lodge sign. Turn right and travel through the Mt. Fernie Provincial Park campground. Follow the road for approximately 12 km until you reach our lodges.

Kalispell, MT Distance – 200km -  2.5 hour drive

For our American guests, domestic flights arrive regularly at the Kalispell International Airport. Rental cars are available, or we can arrange transportation for you and your group. To get to Fernie, drive north on Highway #93.  Cross the Canadian border and continue until you reach Highway #3. Turn right. You will see the Island Lake Lodge sign on the left 3 kms past Fernie Alpine Resort before you reach the town of Fernie. Turn left and travel through the Mount Fernie Provincial Park campground. Follow the road for approximately 12 km until you reach our lodges. (Don’t forget your passport.)

Cranbrook, BC -  Distance – 100 km – 1.5 hour drive

The Cranbrook Airport is the closest airport to Island Lake Lodge. Domestic flights arrive regularly with connections from Calgary or Vancouver Airports. Rental cars are available, or we can arrange transportation for you and your group. To get to the Island Lake Lodge parking area drive east on Highway #3. You will see our sign on the left 3 kms past Fernie Alpine Resort before you reach the town of Fernie. Turn left and travel through the Mount Fernie Provincial Park campground. Follow the road for approximately 12 km until you reach our lodges.

Spokane, WA -  Distance – 450km -  4.5 hour drive

Another option for our American guests is to fly into the Spokane International Airport. Car rental is the only option for transportation – there are no shuttles between Spokane and Island Lake Lodge. From Spokane International Airport drive south on US-395/US2 to I-90 East. Go east on I-90E to US-95. Go north on US-95 to the Canadian border. Go northeast on Highway #95 to Highway #3. Turn east. You will see the Island Lake Lodge sign on the left 3 kms past Fernie Alpine Resort before you reach the town of Fernie. Turn left and travel through the Mount Fernie Provincial Park campground. Follow the road for approximately 12 km until you reach our lodges. Please note the time difference; Spokane is 1 hour behind Fernie.

 

* Please note that when traveling by air or ground between the US and Canada it is now necessary that you carry your passport.