Canada’s Mount Revelstoke National Park is known for its majestic mountain landscapes, pristine alpine meadows, and the renowned Meadows in the Sky Parkway. Located in British Columbia, the park is characterized by towering peaks, ancient glaciers, and an abundance of vibrant wildflowers. The park’s main attraction is the Meadows in the Sky Parkway, a scenic road that winds its way up the mountainside, offering breathtaking views at every turn. The park is home to an array of wildlife, including black bears, mountain goats, and a variety of bird species, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and photographers. Visitors can explore the park’s network of hiking trails, leading to panoramic viewpoints, serene lakes, and the chance to witness the delicate beauty of alpine ecosystems up close.
VISIT Mount Revelstoke National Park:
Mount Revelstoke National Park was established in 1914, and has a total area of 64,640 acres (101 square miles, or 262 square kilometers).
|Address||Meadows in the Sky National Parkway, Revelstoke, BC, V0E|
|Hours||Open year-round, facilities closed in winter|
|Entrance Fee||Free-$11 per person per day, depending on age|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Mount Revelstoke National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Mount Revelstoke National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Mount Revelstoke National Park are July, June, August & September.
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Mount Revelstoke National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Mount Revelstoke National Park is visited.
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Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Mount Revelstoke National Park.
|Glacier National Park||50 km|
|Jasper National Park||99 km|
|Yoho National Park||116 km|
|Kootenay National Park||134 km|
|Banff National Park||159 km|
|Waterton Lakes National Park||196 km|
|Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area||328 km|
|North Cascades National Park||355 km|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Mount Revelstoke National Park:
|Revelstoke||Revelstoke, BC||7,300 ft||100%||11 km|
|Kicking Horse||Golden, BC||8,218 ft||90%||79 km|
|Silverstar Mountain||Spallumcheen, BC||6,283 ft||64%||102 km|
|Sovereign Lake Nordic Center||Vernon, BC||6,060 ft||33%||104 km|
|Summit Lake Ski Area||Nakusp, BC||3,018 ft||11%||105 km|
|Sun Peaks||Sun Peaks, BC||7,060 ft||67%||125 km|
|Lake Louise||Lake Louise, AB||8,650 ft||66%||143 km|
|Harper Mountain||Kamloops, BC||5,000 ft||45%||146 km|
|Clearwater Ski Hill||Clearwater, BC||4,100 ft||27%||147 km|
|Panorama Mountain||Panorama, BC||8,038 ft||87%||148 km|
|Big White Ski||Kelowna, BC||7,606 ft||61%||159 km|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Mount Revelstoke National Park.
|Calgary International Airport||YYC||Calgary, AB||286 km|
|Edmonton International Airport||YEG||Edmonton, AB||398 km|
|Vancouver International Airport||YVR||Vancouver, BC||415 km|
|Seattle–Tacoma International Airport||SEA||Seattle, WA||502 km|
|Portland International Airport||PDX||Portland, OR||691 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Mount Revelstoke National Park.
|Kelowna International Airport||YLW||Kelowna, BC||151 km|
|Kamloops Airport||YKA||Kamloops, BC||167 km|
|Castlegar/West Kootenay Regional Airport||YCG||Castlegar, BC||198 km|
|Penticton Airport||YYF||Penticton, BC||206 km|
|Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport||YXC||Cranbrook, BC||231 km|
|Williams Lake Airport||YWL||Williams Lake, BC||299 km|
|Quesnel Airport||YQZ||Quesnel, BC||371 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.