Staying Active on Vacation in Fernie

By / 15th August, 2019 / Fernie / Off

If you haven’t noticed by now, our staff at Red Tree Lodge loves to stay active by taking advantage of all the beautiful trails for mountain biking and hiking in Fernie. When you’re looking for places to explore nearby, ask our staff to point you in the right direction or check out the Fernie trail map. Planning to stay active during your vacation will be easy. We provide bikes, frolf discs, and other supplies for the outdoor enthusiast. Here are some great options for when you’d like to get out and stretch your legs during your stay.

James White Park in Fernie

Grab your friends, our shared toys frolf discs, and head to James White Park for an afternoon full of fun and disc golf! The park features an 18 hole Disc Golf Course where you can challenge your friends to a round or two. Not only does the park feature the Lizard Range Disc Golf Course, but there are also many trails for walking near the Elk River. The Montview Trail is the perfect place to explore while hiking in Fernie as it intersects with many other recreational trails. When you’re exploring Fernie, BC to stay active during vacation, James White Park is a great place to spend the day!

Mountain Biking in FernieFernie Bike Wash

The Fernie mountain biking season begins around April each year and lasts through late October. The trails for mountain biking in the area are seemingly endless, and most are just minutes from our Fernie accommodations. If you’d like to have a quick warmup before hopping on one of the 110+ trails, head to the Dirt Jump and Skills Park to test your agility. There are never ending trails in Fernie, BC to stay active during vacation. Our welcoming staff will point you in the right direction for all your Mountain biking needs. As a special treat for those who bring a bike, we offer a full range of mountain bike-friendly amenities such as a storage room and bike wash.

Fernie BC Lodging

During your stay, we provide our shared toys to use to ensure that your family vacations are full of adventure.  Play board games or purchase a bag of popcorn from our front desk and lounge in our Movie Theatre room. After a long day out hiking in Fernie, relax in our hotel hot tub to unwind. To browse through our Fernie accommodations and amenities, visit us online. Give us a call to book your stay at 1-250-423-4622.

Three Family-Friendly Water Activities near Fernie BC

By / 17th July, 2019 / Fernie / Off

Three Family-Friendly Water Activities near Fernie BC

You’ll be happy to know our Red Tree Lodge is centrally located to all the water adventure one can have in Fernie BC. When you’re looking for things to do in Fernie during the summertime, spending your time near the water is an absolute must! Planning vacations can be tough when you have little ones along that need constant entertainment, which is why we’d like to offer a little guidance on our top three family-friendly water activities near Fernie during your stay!

Fernie Aquatic Centre / Outdoor Splash Park

Your family will have the time of their life splashing around at the Fernie Aquatic Centre located just up the street from our Fernie BC lodging. Watch as your kids fly down a giant waterslide grinning from ear to ear, while you relax in the large hot tub that seats 25! The Fernie Aquatic Centre features a little tykes area, heated pool, hot tub, steam room, and is affordable for the entire family! After playing in the pool, the kids will be able to play in the sun at the Outdoor Splash Park where water shoots up out of the ground and is the perfect place to cool off on a hot summer day in Fernie BC!


Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park

Plan a day trip from Fernie Canada to the Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park, as it is a favorite stop by the locals all year round! This hidden gem has many hot springs surrounded by the majestic beauty of the wilderness and is a one-of-a-kind atmosphere! The natural pools are adjacent to the edge of the Lussier River, so after you take a dip in the hot springs, cool off in the river. Located just off the Whiteswan Forestry road you’ll traverse a short hike down a gravel path so be sure to bring your hiking boots along for the journey! Birds of prey will circle overhead as you’re surrounded by pure bliss as you listen to the sounds of the river and you may even spot elk, deer, mountain goat while you’re there!


Canyon Raft Company

Take a scenic float on the Upper Elk River with your family from Canyon Raft Company, and will be a favorite on your list of things to do in Fernie! For those with little ones along, choose the River Mild float where you’ll spend three hours exploring the Majestic Rocky Mountains by raft! During the trek, the guides will point out wildlife and give you an education about the Elk Valley. You’ll stop to investigate gravel bars, areas for swimming, and will be a great trip for all ages! When you want a little more out of your adventure choose the River Wild whitewater rafting excursion where you’ll travel the Elk River Canyon and will even be able to do some cliff jumping during the journey! No matter what you decide to try at Canyon Raft Company, this is a must-stop during your family summer vacations!


Family-Friendly Fernie Accommodations

After a long day out exploring the local water destinations, come back to our comfortable Fernie BC lodging to indulge in a much-needed home cooked meal. Our Red Tree Lodge provides a guest kitchen that’s fully equipped, so you’ll feel as though you’re at home away from home during your stay. Check out our Family accommodations where you can choose from our Family Room or our Deluxe Family Room to see what best suits your families needs! When you’re ready to make reservations, give us a call at 1-250-423-4622!

Top Summer Activities in Fernie BC

By / 21st May, 2019 / Adventure, Fernie, Things to do / Off
summer activities in Fernie, BC

Disc golf in James White park

As the sun starts to shine stronger, and the days become longer, we’d like to offer some advice for a fun day out in the sun near Red Tree Lodge with the top summer activities in Fernie, BC. Whether you’d like to spend the day in Fernie mountain biking, playing a round of disc golf at James White Park, or want to explore the local parks, we’ll give you ideas to add to your list of things to do in Fernie BC! Keep the packing light as we provide shared toys such as townie bikes, frolf discs, street hockey equipment, and more. We help you get the most out of your Fernie Canada summer vacations!

Mount Fernie Provincial Park in the Summer

Spending the day in Fernie mountain biking the trails at Mount Fernie Provincial Park will be high up on your list of summer activities in Fernie, BC! Our Fernie hotel is bike friendly, so take advantage of our free townie bike rentals during your stay. If you’re bringing your own mountain bike along, we have an area to tune, store, and wash your bike after a fun day out at Mount Fernie mountain biking. The park has many trails and offers breathtaking views of greenery along the way! You’ll be surrounded by massive Cedar trees, wildflowers, and many shaded areas. Imagine the sounds of trickling creeks echoing all around during your ride. Whether you’re looking to mountain bike, hike, swim or just want to spend the day basking in nature, the park has something for all ages!

Summer river activities in Fernie

White water rafting with Mountain High

Mountain High Adventures

Make a splash this summer at Mountain High Adventures. They’re located just minutes from our Fernie BC hotel. Here you’ll find many watersport activities like white water rafting, standup paddleboarding, scenic floats, and Fernie Canada kayaking. Adrenaline seekers will experience Class 4 rapids in Elk River Canyon on a Whitewater Mammoth Rafting adventure. Try something new on your family vacations as this rafting thrill ride holds up to six. Not only will you whitewater raft, but you’ll also be able to step up the trill with the opportunity to do cliff jumping as well! Milder thrills are also offered at Mountain High Adventures for those with little ones along.  No matter what adventure you choose, you’ll have an amazing day on the water in Fernie Canada.

Family Room

Relax after your adventure in our Family Room

Family-Friendly Fernie Accommodations for Summer Activities

After a day out in the sun, why not come back to our spacious Fernie BC lodging to relax with our on-site movie theater room? We include a DVD library so that the kids will be able to come down after an exciting day outdoors, while you relax in our hot tub or sauna!  Our family-friendly rooms include bunk beds and a queen bed.  They can also be made into pet-friendly lodging, so that you’re able to bring the entire family along. To browse through our Fernie accommodations to see what is best for your family vacations, visit us online! Get in touch with our staff about booking your stay; call 1-250-423-4622!