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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Good pit stop and very scenic

Stopped by on route to Whistler. Not a great deal here but really a leg stretch more than anything... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
CiderMonkey
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Zululand, South Africa
Roadside Lookout & Stretch your Legs.

Porteau Cove is a Provincial Park... It is also a protected Marine Reserve. Perfect place to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
salesmanager13
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Vancouver
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“scuba diving” (7 reviews)
“ferry dock” (4 reviews)
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Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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"ocean front"
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"provincial park"
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"camping area"
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"northern lights"
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"great picnic spot"
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"tent sites"
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped by on route to Whistler. Not a great deal here but really a leg stretch more than anything and just off the sea to sky highway made it easy. Very scenic views over Howe Sound. Great place for camping as there are small coves...More

1  Thank CiderMonkey
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Porteau Cove is a Provincial Park... It is also a protected Marine Reserve. Perfect place to stretch your legs... Let kids out of the car to see Scuba Divers. Nice and relaxing... Better than Traffic on Sunday Afternoon.

Thank salesmanager13
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a nice stop to see the bay and sea fish and jelly fish from the pier. There are picnic tables if you want to have a break and eat something during your travels. You can walk along the shoreline if you have extra...More

Thank fishing_crazy5500
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way from Vancouver to Whistler. Fantastic views. Built to rescue people if the highway becomes blocked. Amazing

Thank Tracey G
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Been here a few times, either just to stare out at the water, or take some pictures on the rocks. It only takes a 10 minute stop on your way to Whistler or Squamish to view this beautiful scenery we call home.

Thank harindersinghdhatt
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Porteau Cove Provincial Park for an annual camping trip with friends. We booked 2 walk-in sites, and 1 large site. The views and park atmosphere were great, and we were never bored. There is always something to do in this area. However, the...More

1  Thank Travis B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is paradise if you can get in. Always full and getting worse. Lots of places to explore. Close to the city if you forget something.

Thank hockeydadhtr
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I stopped at this beach and was erroneously expecting a trail to walk. Instead, I went with it and walked half the length of the pebble beach, entering it by rather carefully navigating driftwoods that separate the gravel road leading from the carpark to the...More

Thank Bemer T
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I would like to start by saying we are frequent users of this park for a umber of years and have noticed a steady decrease in the attitude of the staff. One can not help but think this starts with the long term employees and...More

8  Thank gg032017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The walk in camp sites are terrible. Tiny with zero privacy, no fire pits and no picnic tables. They stick communal areas right beside some of the sites so you get even less privacy. Kids running around constantly make it feel like you pitched a...More

3  Thank coalharborvan
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dinkam2017
12 July 2017|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
The best would be to call and ask the campsite manager, some lots were larger than other and could accommodate a few larger tents
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Kathy E
3 July 2017|
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Response from Grendel-Vancouver | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around the site no problem, you just won't be allowed to take your car in unless you are staying or visiting a campsite. Head right to the back, there is a small inlet with a great lookout.
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Roger7476
11 February 2017|
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Response from Mig29_Fulcrum_Jet | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a socket for large RVs and trailers for each site. Except the walk-in, no-vehicles sites.
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