What to do and see in Revelstoke, British Columbia: The Best Places and Tips
Boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in British Columbia, Revelstoke is a year-round mountain paradise nested in the Kootenay Rockies. Enjoy stunning views of rugged mountains, crisp glaciers, lush forests and raging waterfalls. Explore the fascinating Revelstoke Railway Museum, the Three Valley Heritage Ghost Town and Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Two nearby national parks offer adventurers world-class snowmobiling, hiking and mountain biking.
1. Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail
4.5 based on 683 reviews
Reviewed By Begonia3 - Fountain HillsFountain Hills
Great walk among the giants
These giant cedars have been alive for hundreds of years. There is a boardwalk through the trees. You see ferns, forest floor plants and mushrooms. There are steps and an incline in the path. So if you have mobility issues, this may not be the path for yo
2. Revelstoke Mountain Resort
4.5 based on 896 reviews
Revelstoke Mountain Resort receives 30-40 feet of annual snowfall, covering 1,263 hectares (3,121 acres) of alpine bowls, steeps, glades, and groomers with a descent of 1,713 vertical meters (5,620 feet) - the most in North America. The Resort has two high-speed quad chairs, an eight-passenger gondola and a dedicated beginner slope with Magic Carpet conveyor lift. Revelstoke Mountain Resort is the only resort offering lift accessed skiing and snowboarding, Cat Skiing and Heli Skiing directly from one village base.
Reviewed By Kawakwa - Vernon, CanadaVernon, Canada
Great spot for advanced skiers
When the snow is good this a great mountain for serious skiers... lots of steeps, difficult chutes for advanced confident skiers... not a great place for blue groomers... needs lots of snow to cover as the gnarly terrain is intimidating without great snow
3. The Enchanted Forest
4.5 based on 592 reviews
Imagine old world fantasy in the magical setting of The Enchanted Forest where you can discover over 350 jolly fairy folk figurines amongst 800 year old cedars. You can climb BC's tallest and grandest tree house, paddle in real beaver ponds with a self guided row boat tour and enjoy a nature walk through a lush forest and boardwalk. In 2010 The Enchanted Forest celebrated its 50th Anniversary and continues to provide a lifetime of wonderful memories. Wonderful family fun! Come and be enchanted and discover the magic!
Reviewed By Heather7A7 - ChilliwackChilliwack
Whimsicle, fun for young and old~
My husband and I stopped in to see what this was all about. We've been past here a few times but have never been to check it out before. Many of the houses are very interesting and make for great photo ops. Our grandchildren would love this.The Nursery rh
4. Mount Revelstoke National Park
4.5 based on 414 reviews
Reviewed By Heather7A7 - ChilliwackChilliwack
Fantastic Views, lots of hiking trails
We were delightfully surprised at all the awesome view points along the way to the top the Mountain. Give yourself plenty of time to check out some great trails.The drive up was surprisingly good,...although windy with lots of switch backs, the road is wi
5. Meadows in the Sky Parkway
4.5 based on 357 reviews
Reviewed By Jules_msk - Wilsele, BelgiumWilsele, Belgium
Nice route up with great views
We arrived rather late at Revelstoke (around 3pm) but we decided to drive up to the summit. It’s a beautiful route which takes you past several nice viewpoints. On top of the mountain there’s a car parking after which you can continue on foot or with a sh
6. Three Valley Gap Ghost Town
4 based on 310 reviews
Reviewed By franklydear - Chorley, United KingdomChorley, United Kingdom
Definitely worth a visit
We stopped off here after staying in Revelstoke for a couple of days. We had a very enjoyable visit. The outdoor museum is full of history. The selection of buildings that have been uprooted and transported here is awe inspiring. The staff must be devoted
7. Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre
4.5 based on 217 reviews
The Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre now open until September 2, 2019. The guided and self-guided tours are available seven days a week from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre offers a wide range of exhibits and activities for all ages. Come enjoy our interactive displays, First Nations gallery, theatre and gift shop. Learn how the Revelstoke project was built, how water is turned into energy, and don't miss out on an elevator ride to the lookout located atop the massive, 175-metre high concrete dam.
Reviewed By Mattinbrum - Birmingham, United KingdomBirmingham, United Kingdom
Great experience, friendly and informative staff, cheap refreshments
We were made very welcome during our visit to the dam and found the exhibits very well presented and informative. The tour is well worth doing and you see quite a bit of the facility, though some areas such as the turbine hall are viewed through glass. Th
8. Revelstoke Railway Museum
4.5 based on 349 reviews
Reviewed By Mike P - Richmond-upon-Thames, United KingdomRichmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Wonderful little museum
We were amazed at the quantity and quality of the exhibits here. And the size of some of them; being really close up to the engines and coaches was quite an experience. The displays are all very good, and we loved the artwork and the model railway layout.
9. Glacier National Park
4.5 based on 128 reviews
Reviewed By Violette54 - Phoenix, ArizonaPhoenix, Arizona
SW of Jasper are two smaller parks, part of the Canadian National Park System. Glacier and Revelstoke National Parks are located in parts of the Columbia Mountains.The history here is about the Canadian Pacific Railroad and the epic battles against the av
10. Peak Axe Throwing
5 based on 112 reviews
We specialize in keeping the stoke indoors, providing you and your friends an Authentically Revelstoke Experience. Located in downtown, Revelstoke, BC directly beside Lordco Auto Parts. Peak Axe Throwing is Revelstoke's only axe-throwing facility and latest must-do activity. Get your axes in here! Walk-ins, Reservations, Birthday Parties, Group Outings No experience necessary.
Reviewed By Elliott O - Colorado Springs, ColoradoColorado Springs, Colorado
Dustin is the best!
There is a reason that this activity has so many 5 star reviews on TA and that reason is the owner Dustin. He does a great job explaining technique, coming up with fun games, and bringing an overall energy to the evening that is next to impossible to matc