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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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beautiful views of howe sound

and so accessible off the highway. don't know why I never stopped here before. the beach and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
niagara falls
Loved it

Stopped here on the way back to Vancouver ... and it was such a refreshing break. the provincial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bay area, ca
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“rocky beach” (5 reviews)
“scuba diving” (7 reviews)
“ferry dock” (4 reviews)
Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

and so accessible off the highway. don't know why I never stopped here before. the beach and the pier offer great views of the surrounding mountains and howe sound. worth getting off the highway for.

1  Thank babynat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way back to Vancouver ... and it was such a refreshing break. the provincial park has great views to boot, a small pier to walk on with lookouts and lovely beaches on either side. Just be warned: you will lose track...More

1  Thank kelvi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot to Unwind if you had a ruff day. Can watch people on the water or walk the trails it’s a beautiful place to go.

1  Thank melissa_brohart
Reviewed 1 week ago

Majestic mountains, cobalt blue water and gorgeous evergreen trees all around. Fantastic camping spot ideal for seeing a large pod of Pacific dolphins. If lucky, you could spot some Whales as well.

1  Thank Mayur S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a picturesque place to stopover on the way back to Vancouver from Whistler. Great place to take a few photos, enjoy the view, stretch your legs and explore, toilet stop, let the kids/dog out of the car, etc.

1  Thank PetiteExplorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big parking lot, big campground, open all year - a favourite secret spot to watch the Northern Lights. Convenient stop on the way back from Whistler to stretch one's legs and look at Howe Sound and its many islands. I have seen people launch their...More

1  Thank outdoors_enthusiast
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This short stop is a must see, it won’t take you 10 minutes, but it will somehow stay in your thoughts for a very long time. This is a beautiful place to stop and walk the pier then gaze into the surrounding waterways and mountains...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We pulled over here to stretch our legs and found it to be quit a nice place for a picnic. Lots of tables, large parking lot and washroom facilities. There is even a campground there. There are sunken ships for scuba divers... we like it,...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Wow is all I can say. Man, I love these mountains! Loved the dried wood there too. Water and mountains are my favorite. Worth a drive up fr Vancouver if you don't have time to go all the way to Whistler. But- I recommend you...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A good place to stop and enjoy the view on your way to or from Whistler. Best time depending on weather and clouds would be for a great sunset picture.

Thank Lee T
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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
Kathy E
3 July 2017|
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.
11 February 2017|
Response from Mig29_Fulcrum_Jet | Reviewed this property |
All sites have power connections, except, the walk-in sites.