North American National Park #36: Mount Revelstoke, British Columbia

Posted: September 2, 2014    Categories: National Parks

North American National Park #36: Mount Revelstoke, British Columbia

North American National Park #36: Mount Revelstoke, British Columbia

Mount Revelstoke National Park is located in the Canadian Rockies and is very close to Glacier National Park. They two parks are so close together and so similar they should almost be considered one park for visitation purposes.

The unique feature of Mount Revelstoke is that you can actually drive all the way up to the summit. Only the last few hundred meters need to be walked, and that isn’t very vertical. It is one of the only mountains in Canada that can be submitted this way.

In addition to the mountain itself, there are several spots along the base of the mountain which offer an excellent chance to explore the large cedar forests of the area.

Despite being smaller than Glacier, Mount Revelstoke is much easier to visit and offers more to see and do. The Hemlock Grove trail and the Skunk Cabbage trail are about accessible trails with parking and are very easy to hike.