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Island Lake Lodge

Summer season:  mid-June to mid-September (closed Wed & Thurs)

Island Lake has been named ‘One of the most Unique and Authentic places to stay in Canada’ by National Geographic Traveller Magazine. Experience the amazing lodges, hiking trails, spa, gourmet dining, lake, Rocky Mountains and nearby city of Fernie.

Sustainable Tourism 2030 – Gold Rating
The Sustainable Tourism Assessment consists of approximately 81 questions related to various areas of sustainable tourism operations. Each Question of the assessment has been assigned a specific point value based on the environmental, social and economic impacts of the particular action. Sustainable Tourism Grading Levels: Platinum 90%+ / Gold 75-89% / Silver 55-74% / Bronze 35-45%.

Secluded in the peaks of Canada’s Kootenay Rockies, Island Lake Lodge sits above a picturesque mountain lake surrounded by an Old Growth Forest.

Hiking trails begin at the doorstep of each lodge gaining you access to gentle walks and adventurous peaks. The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness  provides countless outdoor opportunities. Whether you are interested in a 30-minute stroll or a full day hike, Island Lake will help you reach your goal. The variety of programs and packages allows you to choose a privately-guided trip or self-guided tour, the wonders of Island Lake are yours to explore.

Island Lake Lodge has also been setting the standard for mountain cuisine for many years. The culinary team sources international influences and top quality products to create spectacular dining experiences. On select dates, the Tamarack Dining Room is open as well as their very own wine library.

The Spa at Island Lake Lodge offers a variety of spa treatments inspired by the breathtaking surrounding landscape.  The spa features 6 treatment rooms, retail boutique, a serene relaxation room, hot pool and outdoor sauna. Call for summer availability.

Summer Packages include hiking, dining and relaxation options. Overnight options include these lodges:

The Tamarack Lodge (built in 2005) includes 8 deluxe guest rooms with spacious ensuite bathrooms. This lodge also includes the wellness spa facility and main dining room, with great views of the Lizard Range.

The Cedar Lodge also features 8 deluxe guest rooms. Each room hosts a patio and spacious ensuite bathroom. This lodge is complete with two beautifully appointed common rooms and cedar barrel sauna.

The Red Eagle Lodge (built in 1996) is a standard but cozy log cabin with two common areas.  The 10 comfortable guest rooms feature ensuite bathrooms. This lodge also has a large front deck and cedar barrel sauna.

Extensive updates were made to ILL’s guestrooms and common spaces in the Fall of 2023. Everything from what you do, see, taste and feel is an experience like no other in this intimate mountain setting. Don’t forget – Island Lake is off the grid! Don’t expect TVs, A/C or refrigerators in your room – it’s true backcountry.

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602a 2nd Ave


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