Almost any local will attest that summer in Revelstoke is the best time of year. Life in this tiny mountain town is filled with outdoor adventures for everyone, new places to explore, a packed events calendar, and an incredible après scene.
Find some travel inspiration with some of our favourite 10 things to do in Revelstoke in the summer:
1) Go rock climbing.
The image below is captures one of Revelstoke’s most unique climbing areas: Waterworld.
2) Reach for the sky.
Think that Revelstoke is already stunning enough? Try seeing it from a bird’s eye view.
3) Go paddling.
Get rad by spending the day white water rafting & kayaking on the Jordan and Illecillewaet Rivers. Looking for some family fun that is a little less intense? Check out the River Pirates theatrical rafting adventure on the Columbia River. More info here.
4) Hit the links.
The Revelstoke Golf Course is one of the most stunning courses in BC, as far as we are concerned. The image below is proof.
5) Ride the alpine.
Revelstoke is the mecca of alpine mountain biking. Plan your ride here.
6) Explore Lake Revelstoke.
Head north above the Revelstoke Dam and enter into the wilderness. Secret beaches, waterfalls, turquoise waters, and old growth rainforests await. No cell service affords you the opportunity to truly be present in the great outdoors. Check out more here.
7) Ride the Revy Riders MX & Enduro Dirt Bike Tracks.
8) Explore the alpine hiking trails.
Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks offer several hiking trails featuring dramatic landscapes, pristine alpine lakes and wildflowers galore. Find our trail guide here.
9) The Summer Street Festival
From June 24th until August 27th, you can enjoy free live music every night in Grizzly Plaza. You read that right – free live music, every night. Check out the line up here.
10) Hit the patio.
Beverages in the sun is the perfect way to end a day adventuring in the mountains. Plan your après here.