The Backcountry ban for the Rocky Mountain Forest District has been amended. This means Fernie is open for biking and hiking!
Category: Locals Report
We in Fernie are very lucky to have such a dedicated team of firefighters, coordinators, and helicopter pilots. We thank you for working so hard to keep our valley fire free.
In the interest of public safety, effective at noon Pacific Time on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, all Crown land within the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District is closed to public access.
Fernie’s Mountain Lakes Trail was officially renamed Heiko’s Trail this August to celebrate the life of one of Fernie’s renowned residents, Heiko Socher.
WildSafeBC recommends certified communal bear resistant dumpsters rather than curb side collection for developments and businesses on the outside perimeter in prime wildlife habitat.
Lightening stuck the Lizard Range in Big Steep Mother Bowl just before 7PM and fortunately the fire was quickly extinguished due to several factors.
There have been several cougar sightings at Island Lake Lodge in the past week. All trails are open at this time.