The Meadows-in-the-Sky Parkway is a paved mountain road open during the snow free months. The parkway begins in the rainforests of the park’s southwest corner, winds upward through the sub-alpine forests and ends in the rolling sub-alpine wildflower meadows. The Monashee Mountains rise to the west, with the Selkirk range to the east.
Giant Cedars Boardwalk is a 500 m. (0.3 mi.) interpretive trail that twists through a stand of old-growth western red cedar and hemlock trees, some more than 800 years old. Exhibits along the way explore the secrets of this inland rainforest.
Skunk Cabbage Boardwalk is a 1.2 km. (0.75 mi.) interpretive trail that leads through valley bottom rainforest and fragile wetlands inhabited by muskrats, beavers, bears and the strange skunk cabbage plant. Exhibits also help to identify the many birds that migrate from South and Central America to the Skunk Cabbage area each year.
Read more about this topic: Mount Revelstoke National Park
Other articles related to "tourism":
... information Exploration of the High Alps and Tourism in Switzerland#History The fascination that the Alps exerted on the British has to be related to the general increase in charm and appeal of this mountain ... The convergence of these phenomena granted to Alpine tourism a central position ... establishment of a “truly international industry” of tourism ...
... This slowdown on international tourism demand was also reflected in the air transport industry, with a negative growth in September 2008 and a 3.3% growth in passenger traffic through September ... In 2009 worldwide tourism arrivals decreased by 3.8% ... However, evidence suggests that tourism as a global phenomena shows no signs of substantially abating in the long term ...
... Edgartown was used as the main shooting location for the town of Amity in Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster Jaws ... Many landmarks and buildings in Edgartown that were filmed in the movie can still be seen today ...
Famous quotes containing the word tourism:
“In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.”
—Robert Runcie (b. 1921)