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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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Travelling the Sky Highway ... Just stop, worth it..... 15 minute break

If you're traveling the Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler or vice versa, then you should... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
undertaker01
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Quick stop.

We had a brief stop here to take in the view and explore the beach. Nice break as you are traveling... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
S A
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

If you're traveling the Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler or vice versa, then you should definitely pull over into the parking area. Why, numerous reasons, fantastic relaxing visuals of the mountains & lake, areas to just leisurely walk around to stretch your legs &...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank undertaker01
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had a brief stop here to take in the view and explore the beach. Nice break as you are traveling up the road.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S A
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A very short and sweet stop along the Sea to Sky Highway. A nice photo op spot or place to stop for a bite to eat.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had a chance to stop by Porteau Cove park on the way back from Squamish. It is a nice spot to hang around for a bit and put your feet in the lukewarm water. Lot of algae and small, dead crab though in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A nice little stop off on our way to Squamish. It was cloudy that day unfortunately but still nice to be next to the water

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R7646TMchrisd
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a great spot to pull over and take in the scenery whether you're wanting to stretch your legs or spend some time exploring the beachfront. There is plenty of free parking and picnic areas. Looks like a great spot to camp as well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimboCanucks
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you are looking for a great side trip from exploring Whistler, to take a break or just hang out, get out of your car and stretch your legs and relax, or you want to grab a bite from a delicious picnic meal you bought...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alcor1922
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We went for 2 nights mid-week the last week of August and it was awesome! I checked the site daily hoping for a cancellation and when a walk-in site came up I jumped on it and repacked our camping supplies to make it easier! My...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tina K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Stop take some pictures of the mountains by the water, After driving through Vancouver great 1st stopping point on the way to Whistler

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EdFIII
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fantastic pit stop en-route to Whistler. Clean washrooms and great place to stretch your legs. Nice scenic vistas of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains. Provincial park has camping, picnic tables and dive area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mellie2013
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J1659
16 September 2018|
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Response from Mellie2013 | Reviewed this property |
Interestingly, after checking out their website...I was unable to locate the check-in time. Please check out the following: bcparks/fees/ For campers with reservations, check-in time is between 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Procedures... More
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dinkam2017
12 July 2017|
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Response from johnrM3419LV | 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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KathyE365
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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