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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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A great spot to stop along the way

This is a great spot to pull over and take in the scenery whether you're wanting to stretch your... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JimboCanucks
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Langley City, Canada
Great Side Trip Destination

If you are looking for a great side trip from exploring Whistler, to take a break or just hang out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alcor1922
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Alameda, California
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Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank alcor1922
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Ed F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit on a whim, on our way to Vancouver. It was recommended by a couple we met in Whistler. Arrived mid afternoon and had lots of fun! Tide was coming in, but we were still able to swim, search for creatures (crabs,...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A stunning location to stop on route 99 between Vancouver and Whistler. The views are absolutely amazing and well worth a short break on a drive that already boasts beautiful scenery. We only stopped briefly as part of an excursion but there are toilets and...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this cove on our way home from Pemberton. It was the perfect place to stop and stretch our legs after a long drive. There are a lot of spaces to park the car and the area is well maintained!

Thank MasseyMerrins
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Hi Isurehopeso, Even though you "know the park very well" you still decide to off leash your dog in one of the few protected places in Howe Sound. I'm sure you made the day for staff who had to stop what they were doing to...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We took a turn off the 99 highway to stretch our legs and came across this gem. Beach, trails, toilets, picturesque view and a decent car park plus I think a camping area for vans just down the road. Lovely spot with some great views...More

Thank ShaunL
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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 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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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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