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Fernie Visitor Information Centre

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Fernie Visitor Infrmation Centre in small town Fernie British Columbia is worth a visit to make the... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Stop in for some maps

A good place to go for local info on hiking/trail maps.... apparently you don't even have to buy... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
donnamarieb2017
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Fernie
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We are the official Visitor Information Centre in Fernie, BC. We would love to help you find your bliss in our beautiful little mountain town! Washrooms, Wifi, Souvenirs, Picnic area, Hiking info, Maps, and more! #FernieStoke
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102 Commerce Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although the Visitor Centre on the highway was closed (we don't know if this is seasonal, or just for the weekend), there's still lots to see on display there. It was fascinating to see an oil derrick there - who knew they drilled for oil...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is really good and provided us some nice information for the things to do around. They have maps for the area and province. Really good!

Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to rate - in retrospect - as it was well laid out & had great informed staff. The information on the mining was an eye opener & the oil derrick outside was impressive. The history on FRANK SLIDE is gob smacking & does warrant...More

Thank planetogra
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Fernie Visitor Infrmation Centre in small town Fernie British Columbia is worth a visit to make the most of your visit to the area.

Thank chickandbeast
FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks for stopping by! Glad you found your visit worthwhile. We hope you stop by again next time you visit Fernie.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Gave us some great recommendations for eats, best coffee shops and local shop guies and pointers to enjoy our stay.

Thank TeenagersDad
FernieVIC, Manager at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you for stopping by our Visitor Centre. Happy to hear that you enjoyed Fernie and our recommendations! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 4 October 2017

A good place to go for local info on hiking/trail maps.... apparently you don't even have to buy it, just take a photo of it on your phone. There is lots of pamphlets and such to pick up on local and surrounding attractions. Washrooms are...More

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FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for stopping in! Fernie is a great place for hiking, we're glad you found the information you needed :)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Here you will find knowledgeable staff very caring and so helpful . They provided us with everything we needed as we were travelling back to our campsite six hours away so we wanted to see some attractions on the way back . They gave us...More

Thank Marie J
FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello :) Thanks for your review! I'm glad everything worked out on your trip back. Hope to see you in Fernie again!

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Truly enjoy the services of these visitor centres. Quick in & out gets you soo much info when you are looking for the highlights. Fernie is a quaint town, love the hanging flower pots that Fernie & most Canadian small towns dress the streets in...More

Thank CodyMav
FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for stopping by the Fernie Visitor Information Centre - I am glad you enjoyed it, and our flowers :) Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped to check out the wooden derrick and the coal train. The building was closed at that time in the morning.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

There are some stuffed real life animals (grizzly, wolves, black bear cub) inside that are great to get your kids pics next to. The information available is up to date and relevant. Clean.

Thank Michelle A
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farklesFremantle
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Response from FernieVIC | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, you could take the Greyhound from Fernie to Banff. It's a pretty long ride but it's your most economical option.
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