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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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Great place

Great place for photography and scuba diving (tons of sea life and one octopus.) The only fault is... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2013
Maple Ridge, Canada
Favorite Spot in all of BC

I had seen this site on Trip Advisor and made a note to stop by. We almost passed the site, and I... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
Fort Worth, Texas
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Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This campground is one of the smallest and most popular in the “Vancouver” area. I booked 1 night in a walk-in site when I saw it was available online. Our family of 2 adults and 2 kids have never stayed in a walk-in site before...More

32  Thank MekkTekk
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed at the park march 26th 2015 , we have stayed at this park for 7 years in a row during spring break as it is full after april 1 due to reservation system . We always bring the same group . This year...More

13  Thank Darren K
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Great place for photography and scuba diving (tons of sea life and one octopus.) The only fault is the limited parking during the summer season.

Thank rileyhuntley
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I had seen this site on Trip Advisor and made a note to stop by. We almost passed the site, and I am so glad we didn't. You park out in the lot, and then walk into the campsite. Again, we almost backed out because...More

Thank TBM1986
Reviewed 13 August 2013

It was past 8in the evening when we got here. A family was having a big get together with tables and all near the port. The parking area is still halfway full and a row boat was still in the water. The sun was setting...More

Thank dtravelingkind
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This is a great spot for picnic or camping or simply just soak in the nature's beauty. The jetty has loads of potential to picnic and have fun. The campsite looked great on the beach but I have never camped there. This is one of...More

Thank YaShaK
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Porteau cove provincial marine park. This is a great rest stop on the way to squarmish or whistler - bring your camera and a packed lunch Their is a great provincial camp site on the beach front - stroll along the beach or jetty and...More

1  Thank tiggins
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stopped here whilst on a trip from Vancouver to Whistler - it was a lovely place to spend an hour early in the morning. It was so peaceful and tranquil - the fact that it was a sunny morning also helped! We walked along...More

Thank manswa
Reviewed 4 June 2013

This campground offers many sites right on the waters edge, a real rarity in B.C. campgrounds that tend to be landlocked and on the Coast, shrouded in dark rain forest. You need to look at a site map to be sure you don’t end up...More

3  Thank Coonhounds
Reviewed 20 March 2013

We stopped in here on our way back from a overnight trip through whsitler and squamish, it was a beautiful sunny day. We parked and sat on the drift logs on the beach and just enjoyed the sun in our faces and the fresh air....More

Thank Tree8733
Reviewed 30 December 2012

This is a popular spot for locals and visitors, there is a full service campground which is one of the few in BC right on the ocean. If you can get a site on the waters edge you will get a beautiful sunset. One drawback...More

Thank Pay63
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Great place to stop for a bit, or if you have time, it's also a great little campsite right along the ocean! The adventures of sealife and critters are great!! The scenery is absolutely unbeatable!

Thank Tammy K
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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.