Nestled in the shadows of the imposing mountains of the Selkirk Range on Trans Canada Hwy #1, between Mt. Revelstoke National Park and Glacier National Park, Revelstoke is a modern community that is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, and developing into one of British Columbia's all season playgrounds.
Outdoor adventurers take advantage of the areas breathtaking scenery with back country hiking, ski touring, heli-skiing, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, heli-skiing, snowboarding, camping, mountain biking, whitewater river rafting, horseback riding, boating, rowing, canoeing and kayaking.
The City of Revelstoke also has an 18 hole golf course, bowling lanes, fitness centres, tennis courts, skating arena, curling rink, and outdoor swimming pool. The area boasts two national parks, three BC provincial parks, several municipal parks, hot spring developments, and an abundance of camping opportunities.
From Revelstoke you can take short trips north or south to experience even more adventures. To the north on Highway 23 you can visit Downie Provincial Park, Martha Creek Provincial Park and the famous Revelstoke Dam; a journey south on Highway 93 will take you to Blanket Creek Provincial Park and the scenic Arrow Lakes.
The nearby Purcell and Selkirk Mountains are world renowned for their soft deep powder snow (average of 60 feet yearly) that attracts those who want to experience heli-skiing or cat-skiing, downhill or cross country skiing. These and other winter activities can be experienced while enjoying the spectacular mountain scenery in the "Powder Snow Capitol of Canada".