Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

As of July 1, 2021, the Province of British Columbia is in Step 3 of BC's Restart Plan. Advisories for recreational travel within Canada have been lifted.

The latest information about Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks are currently offering limited visitor access and services. This page summarizes direct impacts of COVID-19.

Changes to facility access and visitor services will occur over the summer, as per provincial public health orders and recommendations. 

What's open (updated May 13, 2021)

Please note: A fire ban has been issued for Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks due to elevated fire danger. This fire ban covers the entire national parks including all front and backcountry campgrounds and day use areas in both Glacier and Mount Revelstoke national parks. Lighting or maintaining fires in this area is now strictly prohibited effective June 30, 2021 until further notice. .

Mount Revelstoke National Park

Trails

Facilities

  • Meadows in the Sky Parkway Welcome Kiosk (open May 21)
  • Picnic shelters at day use areas (open May 21 where snow-free)

Interpretation

  • Bookable programs for small ‘bubble’ groups (July and August)

Camping

  • See Camping during COVID-19 below

Glacier National Park

Trails

Facilities

  • Rogers Pass Discovery Centre (limited visitor services, museum is closed)
  • Picnic shelters at day use areas (limited capacity, open May 21 where snow-free)

Camping

  • See Camping during COVID-19 below
What's closed (updated May 13, 2021)

Mount Revelstoke National Park


Glacier National Park

Camping during COVID-19 (updated July 19, 2021)

Please note the parks’ camping offer may be adjusted according to current federal and provincial health orders and recommendations. Remember that higher elevations of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks can be snow bound until mid-summer. Check trail conditions before your visit.

Mount Revelstoke National Park


Glacier National Park


Backcountry Camping

Your safety when visiting
Is it safe to visit Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks?

The safety of visitors, employees and residents is our top priority. We welcome your support toward a safe and respectful visit:

  • You are responsible for your own safety
  • You can help keep others safe
  • Do not visit if you are sick. Do not visit if you were recently exposed to someone with COVID-19
  • Follow all public health guidelines. Hand washing hygiene and social distance measures are key to your health
  • Maintain physical distance measures of two metres (six feet) between yourself and others
  • Masks are recommended in indoor public places for all people 12 and older who are not yet fully vaccinated.
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Bring your own COVID-19 hygiene safety kit. Bring your own hand sanitizer and disposable gloves.
  • Prepare for long lines. Prepare to wait for your turn
  • You may need to change your plans
  • Be kind and patient to each other. We are in this together

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Stay informed

Visitor information is available daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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