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Mt. Revelstoke National Park

Mount Revelstoke National Park features immense contrasts, from lush rainforest and 1,000 year old trees to imposing mountain peaks and is famous for summer wildflower displays on the summit of Mount Revelstoke. Each year the meadows of the upper subalpine zone blossom into brilliant colour by the middle of August. It was the beauty of these meadows, so near to their town, that inspired a group of people in Revelstoke to lobby for the creation of the national park in 1914.

At the same time, skiing was booming as a popular activity. Mount Revelstoke's ski jump was one of the first in Canada and was internationally renowned as one of the finest natural jumps in the world. Several world ski jumping records were set here.

Mount Revelstoke National Park Fast Facts

  • Canada's eighth national park, and was established in 1914.
  • The park is made up of 260 km2 of mountains, glaciers, alpine lakes, tundra, and deep valleys.
  • The park protects a representative sample of the Columbia Mountains Natural Region.
  • Mount Revelstoke is located in the Montane Cordillera Ecozone.

For more information visit Mount Revelstoke National Park.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
4.5 based on 412 reviews
“Great flowers. Way too buggy for me.”
Great flowers. Way too buggy for me.
March 03, 2019, by JohnK14
The road to the top of the flower dome is paved and an easy drive. Not gravel like my last trip in 1984. The paths at the top are just magnificent flower gardens with great views out. But the bugs...
“Quiet Option”
Quiet Option
December 25, 2018, by Gwen_BE
I visited Mount Revelstoke NP in June 2018. When planning a road trip to the Canadian Rockies Mount Revelstoke NP looks like a small dot on the map and I think therefor it is often overlooked by...
“Open even with some snow on the ground”
Open even with some snow on the ground
November 16, 2018, by E2684TNpickyfromuk
We were very pleased to be able to visit the park and drove all the way up to catch the shuttle bus soon after the park was open. There was a layer of snow on the ground but the sun was shining that...