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Mount Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks

Schedule of Events 2016

Parks Day 2014
Parks Day © Rob Buchanan

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
© Steve Shannon

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Saturday, June 4th
Location: Nels Nelsen chalet
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee: Free with park pass
Check out our bicycle obstacle course, cycle the gentle 2 k Soren Sorensen Trail or the more challenging 5 k trail, get your bike tuned up and win prizes. Suitable for kids of all ages, including those on run-bikes.

Parks Day

Saturday, July 16
Celebrate Canada’s National Parks!
Heather Lake Day-Use Area at the Summit of Mount Revelstoke
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Fee: Free with park pass
Celebrate Parks Day on the summit of Mount Revelstoke. Look for the Parks Canada tent!

Eva Lake Pilgrimage © Parks Canada

Eva Lake Pilgrimage

Saturday, August 13
Eva Lake Trail
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Registration: 9:00 a.m. at the Balsam Lake parking lot
Fee: Free with park pass
Every August since 1976, visitors have joined a Parks Canada interpreter for the 12km (round trip) Eva Lake Pilgrimage. Together they photograph and learn about the wildflowers in full bloom and celebrate the relationship between the City of Revelstoke and Mount Revelstoke National Park.

An Evening with the Stars

Saturday, October 22
Location: Nels Nelsen Chalet
Fee: Free with park pass

  • 6pm – Kids planetarium show: check out our new portable planetarium!
    Registration required: call 250-837-7516 or email
  • 8pm – Tour of the Universe: With the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
    Travel from Earth to the far reaches of the universe.
  • 8:45 pm – Night Sky Observation: Peer through a telescope with the help of a pro!
    Views of the full moon, the birth of stars and more!

An Evening with the Stars
An Evening with the Stars
© Zuzana Driedeger