Places to Visit: Mount Revelstoke National Park

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Mount Revelstoke National Park

Mount Revelstoke National Park is located in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. It provides access to a number of hiking and cross-country skiing trails that wind through a variety of gorgeous attractions and meadows. Read More

Mount Revelstoke National Park has more than 64 km of trails - the Giant Cedars Trail is a favorite with easy-to-walk path that wind through old growth forest containing cedar and hemlock up to 1000 years old. You can go cross-country skiing here as well.

This park is full of contrasts, ranging from thick old-growth forests of giant cedar and pine to subalpine forested areas, alpine meadows, and tundra. Take in the amazing views from the top of the Monashee Mountains and the Selkirk Mountains in the east. The Giant Cedars hiking trail winds through a grove of ancient Western Red Cedars, while the Skunk Cabbage trail lets you experience wetlands where many different birds can be found.

Revelstoke is also well-known for gorgeous wildflowers that grow each summer on the summit of the mountain. Every year by mid-August the meadows bloom into a display of vibrant colors.

The city of Revelstoke is situated at the entrance to the park - it is 637 km from Vancouver. Trans Canada Highway #1 travels through the southeastern section of the park.