Island Lake August Update

Summer is in full swing! The snow receded then a fair bit earlier then usual and the wildflowers are ahead of their regular pace. They are actually in full bloom right now in the Alpine. The new extended hours in the Bear Lodge (11 am- 8 pm) are being taken advantage of by hikers and mountain bikers alike for a late day casual meal. 

New hiking trail announced - Being a hiking mecca and all, Island Lake thought it was time to start building a new hiking trail! The new alpine loop will start at the end of the current Spineback Trail, head up into the bowl, over a small pass, around Baby Bear and loop back to the top of the Spineback Trail. This new trail will be a great compliment to the already existing 100 km trail network.Stay tuned for more details.

Iconic photo spots of Island Lake - Don't forget to tag your photos for a chance to win! There are 12 spots for summer 2016 and if you take photos of all 12 using the proper tags, you will be entered to win a $1,000 travel voucher for the lodge! Read more and view the map here

Relax and rejuvenate with some spa time - Modern life, full of sensory overload and city traffic can leave one simply worn out.  Island Lake has a day spa, which is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.  Experience one of their treatments off the menu or one of their weekly specials.  Have a look at the menu spa in fernie

The Lazy Lizard Trail- This signature bike trailcontinues to get maintenance including some new blocks on an upper section wet area.The trail is currently open and riding very well!

New Bear Lodge Special - Wowza - what a deal - 2 entrees and a Take a Hike Bavarian Pilsner for $35 - from 5pm to 8pm Sunday thru Thursday in the Bear Lodge.

It's time to escape the normal routines and enjoy some quality time in this mountain paradise.