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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.

Coming in 2020: Snowforest Campground

Be among the first to experience Mount Revelstoke National Park’s brand new frontcountry campground. Snowforest Campground will feature 62 campsites, ranging from walk-in tenting areas to sites suitable for Class A motorhomes, as well as three MicrOcube units. Nestled near the base of the Meadows in the Sky Parkway and a five kilometre drive from downtown Revelstoke (2 km by bike or on foot), Snowforest will make a perfect base camp for exploring Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks, as well as the surrounding area.

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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.

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“Only Passing It”
Only Passing It
December 01, 2019, by Solodam J
This National Park was one of our destination but unfortunately it was not open in May. We saw only "Closed" sign or a barrier everywhere we tried to get in. So we just passed it
“Great summer visit to Mt Revelstoke N.P.”
Great summer visit to Mt Revelstoke N.P.
October 22, 2019, by Justine28
Visited this great park in first week of August when all the wildflowers were in bloom, and it was a real treat to the eyes. Due to limited time, we only had less than two days to enjoy this area. We...
“A must visit when you are in Revelstoke”
A must visit when you are in Revelstoke
October 17, 2019, by Elizabeth M
A steep drive but so worth it for the views on the way up and down the hill and the panoramic views from the top of Mt Revelstoke. Guides who drove the minibus from th car park to the summit were a...