Fernie Nordic Trails | Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie has six different areas for nordic skiing. Fernie is well known for its snowfall accumulations for both nordic and alpine skiing.
- Fernie Golf Course
- Elk Valley Nordic Centre
- Fernie Alpine Resort
- Island Lake Lodge
- The Fernie Dyke
- Montane Nordic and Multi-Use Trails
Best Access and Parking Area
Maps and directions are shown here.
Rules and Regulations
A Membership or Day Pass required to ski at the Nordic Centre and at the Golf Course.
These trails offer a broad range of diversity. For example the Fernie Dyke allows dogs to accompany skiers. Click here to determine which trails best suite your needs and interests.
- Fernie Golf Course- 12 km of nordic ski trail, optimal for beginners, trail starts at Clubhouse
- Elk Valley Nordic Centre- 9 km of nordic ski trail, access to warming hut
- Fernie Alpine Resort- Two nordic skiing loops, 9 km long, dogs permitted on leash
- Island Lake Lodge- 25 km of nordic ski trail split between lower and upper sections, trail and closed road skiing options *beware of CatSki vehicles frequenting road
- The Fernie Dyke- Follows along the Elk River, accessible in town and popular mutli-use trail (snowshoers, walkers, dogs & nordic skiers)
- Montane Nordic and Multi-Use Trails- 10 km of nordic ski only & non-motorized use trails (walkers, snowshoers, bikers, dogs), access from Fernie Aquatic Centre
Approximate Operation Season
December through March *dependent on snow conditions