Revelstoke made easy.
Below is a list of common questions from those who visit Revelstoke. Feel free to contact us ([email protected]) if your question has not made this list!
What is the Canadian currency?
The Canadian dollar is divided into 100 cents. There are 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollar bills. Smaller coins are 5, 10, and 25 cent pieces as well as of 1 (loonie) and 2 (toonie) dollars.
Where can I get a Parks Canada entry pass?
Entry and service fees are charged at most national parks and national historic sites, where revenues are kept to support visitor services and facilities. You can buy your parks pass at the downtown Parks Canada Office (301 Third Street West), at the park gate in Mount Revelstoke National Park, or at the Discovery Centre in Glacier National Park.
Do we need bear spray?
Bears can be a common sight in Revelstoke. Parks Canada recommends that while on the trail, hikers should:
- Make noise
- Look for fresh bear scat
- Travel in groups
- Keep dogs on a leash
- Carry bear spray and know how to use it
- If you encounter a bear, give it LOTS of space
- Follow trail closures and warnings