Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Fernie Cultural Guide FALL 2018 - Page 32

Fall Iconic Photo Spots (CONT) Island Lake Lodge, open till October 8th, has a series of its own Iconic Photo Spots each with magnificent views of the Canadian Rockies. The bench on Hyper Ventilation Trail on Castle Mountain offers great views of the valley looking west, and is popular for mountain bikers and hikers. Fairy Creek Falls is one of Fernie’s most popular and family-friendly trails. A short, mostly flat hike leads to this lovely spot from the Visitor Centre. Mt Fernie Provincial Park’s lush forest and easy trails provide many photo opportunities. Access Sherwoody Trail from various points within the campground area. The Old Growth Trail begins 4km from the Island Lake Lodge lower parking lot. It features Western Red Cedars. This is the furthest east these giants grow. 32