Frontcountry camping

New frontcountry campground

Parks Canada is designing a new frontcountry campground in Mount Revelstoke National Park

Located near the beginning of the Meadows in the Sky Parkway at the base of Mount Revelstoke, the campground will offer approximately 50 sites for tents, trailers, campers and motorhomes. Mount Revelstoke National Park does not currently offer frontcountry camping and nearby Glacier National Park only offers a small number of campsites suitable for large motorhomes. The campground will be constructed at the site of the Mount Revelstoke’s former staff residential area, and will re-use much of the previously-developed space at the site, including roads, parking areas and residential yards. This new facility is scheduled to open for the 2020 camping season. Registration will be on site only.

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There are currently no road-accessible campgrounds in Mount Revelstoke National Park. Glacier National park has three campgrounds at Illecillewaet, Loop Brook and Mount Sir Donald in Glacier National Park, 70 km east on the Trans Canada Highway. Several commercial campgrounds are found in Revelstoke. In addition, two provincial park campgrounds, Martha Creek and Blanket Creek, are located within 20 minutes of Revelstoke.


Backcountry camping

Summer

Eva and Jade Lakes - There are designated summer backcountry campgrounds at Eva Lake and Upper Jade Lake. Each has four tent sites, outhouses and bear-proof food storage lockers. Open fires are not permitted in the park.

Overnight backcountry permits are required and individual campsites must be booked on the day of use at the welcome station kiosk at the beginning of the Meadows in the Sky Parkway or at the Parks Canada office in Revelstoke.

Winter

Winter camping is not permitted in Mount Revelstoke National Park between December 15 and April 15 each year.

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