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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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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 4 days ago
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Pretty stop

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kelly b
Antelope, California
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible6%
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“pebble beach”(3 reviews)
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Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank S A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank kelly b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Chris D
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

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

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

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

Thank Ed F
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.

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
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16 September 2018|
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
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
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.