The next morning, we traveled into Mt. Revelstoke National Park, just outside of town. This park has a scenic drive that goes all the way to the peak of Mt. Revelstoke, however, their Spring was quite cool so the snow pack is still pretty intense. This meant that the road was only open about halfway to the top. The 1st photo above shows the view of the town of Revelstoke and the valley below from one of the viewpoints on this road. The 2nd photo shows the end of the line on the road.
As mentioned above, the road to the top of Mt. Revelstoke was closed to vehicles. We decided to continue up the road on foot to see how far we could make it. We quickly learned why the road was closed as we were soon in snow that was 3 feet deep in some places (1st photo). Revelstoke is also a famous railroad town along the route of the Canadian Pacific Railway that stretches from Calgary to Vancouver. There's a tremendous amount of train activity in this town.
Adjacent to the town of Revelstoke is the Columbia River (yes, the same one that goes through the Pacific Northwest). All along the Columbia are a series of dams and lakes. Here's one of each. The dam is named...what else...Revelstoke Dam.