Fisher Peak of the BC Rockies is the prominent summit along the skyline by Cranbrook, motivating hikers and trail seekers into the mountains.
Head for the trails. Start your adventure from Cranbrook as the city is spaced between the two mountain ranges the Rockies and the Purcells. In Top of the World Provincial Park find well-marked trails that traverse alpine meadows and crystal-clear lakes. The Whiteswan Provincial Park contains the natural Lussier Hot Springs for a soak after your hike.
For details on specific hikes scroll down this page.
Also - Cranbrook's Parks section. Cranbrook's many parks make it easy for locals and visitors to get out for a walk and breathe in fresh mountain air any time of year.
**** Top Tip!
For more about hikes in the area get the local guidebook by a Cranbrook author. Janice Strong has been a long-time guidebook author to the area. Her 4th Edition of the book Mountain Footsteps Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southeastern British Columbia is published by Rocky Mountain Books
It was just released in April 2018 and it was the BC Bestsellers List. Mountain Footsteps has all the latest on hiking in the southeastern part of BC.