The Fernie area and surrounding Elk Valley provide a diverse ecological area abounding with many species of wildlife. From grizzlies and black bears, to cougars and wolfs, to soaring bald eagles, to the famous herds of Elk this valley was named for, there are many ways to view the local wildlife.

Fernie wildlife wiewing

Fernie Wilderness Adventures
This is wildlife viewing at its best as animals move into their wintering grounds. You can expect to see deer, moose, elk, rocky mountain bighorn sheep and occasionally wolf, coyote, lynx and bobcat. Price varies with the number of participants. Half day and full day trips available. Full day trips include a (lunch) cookout! (250) 423-6704

Gearhub Sports
Gearhub is Fernie’s favourite sports shop offering award wining service and the most diverse selection of high end rentals and new and used products, all at competitive prices. Open daily, Downtown on 4th Street or call (250) 423-5555

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