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Meadows in the Sky Parkway

Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
250-837-7500
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Ranked #5 of 22 Attractions in Revelstoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Scenic Drives
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222 reviews 222 reviews
149 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This was a wonderful drive on bends, turns, and switchbacks for about an hour - one of the longest roads I've ever been on. We got to the top, parked the car, and caught a shuttle to the summit. The views were magnificent. The walk down was faster than waiting for the return shuttle. Worth the stop.

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Kelowna, British Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you are looking to quickly get out to do some hiking keep in mind the drive to the top is 24 km. of good (except for the potholes!) but winding road so allow time for that. Once there you take a 1 km shuttle up to the top with a choice of many different trails to hike (short durations... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A small national park near Revelstoke (entry fee payable) with a spectacular winding drive to the summit car park. Then you can walk a trail or on the road or take the shuttle bus to the actual summit at elevation 1935 metres. From there there are several trails you can walk and the views are spectacular and if you are... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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278 reviews 278 reviews
123 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Road is in good condition -- pretty drive up -- several nice viewpoints to take a break. We didn't hike past the parking lot at the top, so we didn't get to the very top. (We would have liked to take the shuttle up, but no dogs allowed, and we weren't going to leave in a hot car. Too many... More

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Guelph, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

When your each to top of the meadows in the sky parkway, there is a shuttle that will take you the last 1 km to the top. Unfortunately it was not running, and there was not clear signage indicating the terrain of the trail to the top. We are avid hikers, but saw people attempting to push baby strollers, carrying... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The drive up the mountain is twisty and turny and takes about 30 minutes. Trails head out in all directions from the parking lot. From here you can take the shuttle bus (when running) to the upper area where they are more trails and great views. We were there right at the start of the wildflowers blooming (they had a... More

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We drove up here in the early evening, which was perfect! There were only a few other people there and so it was quiet and easy to get around. The views from the top were absolutely worth the drive and walk up! We could have spent a lot more time up there. Mosquitos are definitely around so take some bug... More

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Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's a long drive up, but it's worth it! We stopped at the first few lookout areas but after that its the same view so we just went to the top. It was super hot out when we arrived so we took the shuttle to the top. Then we just walked a few of the more popular trails. The mosquitos... More

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Ontario
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

omg, so many mosquitos and horse flies!!! Take bug spray!!! The view is really something to behold though. You are on top of the world and the alpine flowers are beautiful. Worth the beautiful drive up the mountain.

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Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We arrived a little early in the season, end of June 2014, snow still covered the top and we had to walk the last five km to the top parking area. Was a nice walk from warmth to cool. We were able to see a frozen lake. Wonderful views of the area.

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