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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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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
Mother Nature at her west coast best

We came here to relax after our day at work and to walk our dog in such a serene spot. We know... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Isurehopeso
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Squamish, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here to relax after our day at work and to walk our dog in such a serene spot. We know Porteau Cove well and it’s not far from home. Our dog was off leash and we were politely told to change that. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped for one night with my children and grandchildren. Despite over 300 reviews, this is my first campsite (haven’t camped in 30 years) but made an exception because it was great. The provincial park ranger who greeted us was friendly and very helpful. The surrounding...More

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent views from this port. It is one of the highlights from the Vancouver to Whistler tour. Nice stop, with parking, picnic area, public bathrooms and a boat deck from where you can take great pictures. Crowded with locals and tourists.

Thank 27Ruben27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views - real shame about the LOUD TRAINS that run day & night! During the weekdays there is an active gravel pit beside the train tracks. The large excavators & gravel trucks roar to life at 7:30-8am and go most of the day. The...More

Thank Dwight F
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to stop on the sea to sky highway, there is a nice boardwalk boat launch and scenic views. There is public restrooms here too. Lots of parking

Thank cruiseproblem
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My group and I stumbled across a site the day before our trip (totally lucking out!). Once we got there, we realized it was a double site and we were to camp with someone else. He was super quiet and did not cause any disturbance...More

Thank trandee
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This was a nice stop on the way from Whistler, with pretty views, all around. It also has washroom facilities.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Its a great camping area, if you can get a spot, it took me about forever to get a site, after so many tries I finally got one in August, I wanted July, but its better than nothing. Its close to home so if it...More

Thank ellie c
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
Reviewed 30 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.

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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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