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Welcome to the Core of the Canadian Rockies

Nestled near the southern end of the Canadian Rockies and alongside the Elk River, Fernie is a paddling playground, whether you simply want to float through the city from the North Bridge to the West Bridge, or you’re looking for a guided whitewater excursion on some gnarlier fare. Rivers of note in the area including the Elk, the Bull and the Wigwam and dozens of lakes, such as Maiden Lake located right in the heart of the city.

Paddle pros

Here are the experts who will help perfect your paddling trip.

Big Bang Bagels

Hit us up: … Open 7 days per week. … Big Bang Bagels has been feeding the hungry people of Fernie delicious, fresh, exquisite, marvelous banging homemade bagels for over 10 years.

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Bridge Bistro

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Tours
Canyon Raft Company

Located in Fernie BC the Canyon Raft Company offers anything from scenic floats to whitewater rafting, making it suitable for all.

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Retail and Rentals
Edge of the World

Edge of the World offers a wide range of snowboarding, skateboarding, paddleboarding, streetwear, and goods in Fernie, BC.

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Fernie Brewing Company

Fernie Brewing Company is a family owned and operated craft brewery. They offer year-round beers as well as seasonal and limited release beers to choose from.

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Fernie Chamber of Commerce

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Freshies Cafe

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Freshies Cafe

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Rentals and Retail
GearHub Sports

GearHub sports offers a wide variety of watersports gear and equipment for rentals or sale.

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Miner’s Mud

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Park Place Lodge

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Raging Elk Adventure Lodging

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Rooftop Coffee Roasters

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Starbucks

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The Chopstick Truck

You can find us located off of Highway 3 in beautiful Fernie, BC. Join us at our outdoor picnic dining, or order up your food for takeout.

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The Pub Bar & Grill

Guests looking for a casual but unique dining option will enjoy the varied and extensive pub-style menu offered daily for lunch and dinner.

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Tourism Fernie

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Rentals, Lessons & Tours
Tunnel49

Tunnel49 is a rafting company that offers a variety of different tours including calmer trips or more adventurous ones.

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Rentals and Tours
Tunnel 49 (Mountain High Adventure)

Whitewater Rafting is a unique way to experience Fernie. You’ll enjoy breathtaking sceneries in our high quality 8 seater rafts as you
navigate through carved canyons, and over Class 2, 3, and 4 rapids.

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Explore more in this community.

Every corner of BC has something unique to offer. From freshwater lakes on Vancouver Island to rafting on the whitewater of Squamish, you will never find a shortage of amazing paddling.

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