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William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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A walk

We had done quite a lot of walking in mountains and wanted something a bit different. This was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann F
Reading, United Kingdom
Peaceful and picturesque

This is a short drive outside of Hinton. The lakes were very beautiful. Definitely worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brooke B
Vancouver, Canada
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Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had done quite a lot of walking in mountains and wanted something a bit different. This was mostly flat but it was very boring to our way of thinking. It was virtually all in forest with hardly any views or points of interest to...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a short drive outside of Hinton. The lakes were very beautiful. Definitely worth a visit! Lots of camping and fishing to be done.

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We camped at Gregg lake in a non service area The site was very good. the campsite very clean and most of campers were considerate in not running three generators. The park itself is okay but there is not really any good views of the...More

1  Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This park has a lot to offer. There are campgrounds that are nestled in the beautiful spruce and pine shore lines of Jarvis Lake, Gregg Lake, Graveyard Lake and others. I fish the streams and lakes in this park and have cought a variety of...More

Thank Dixiemaureen
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We made a slight error on our travels and managed to pick the busiest weekend of the start of the season in Jasper so we decided to drive over into Alberta and stay in the town of Hinton and so pleased we did. As a...More

1  Thank walshy1160
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Near the parks and wildlife shop is a short walk around a very pretty lake. Took some lovely photos and even caught a little chipmunk on video. The reflections on the lake were really picturesque.

Thank Heatherh57
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed this park for years. I have camped at Gregg Lake (lots of camp spots and calm lake), swam at Kelleys Bathtub (beach and quiet bay with walking trails) and seadoo-ed/tubed at Jarvis Lake (beach and picnic area, camping). The whole park is...More

Thank goingplacesfamily
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Hinton mainly to visit Jasper but found that Hinton itself had a lot to offer, this park being one of the main attractions. It offers beautiful views, walks and lakes. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time to explore all there was on...More

1  Thank AliB365
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We were recommended to go to this Provincial Park and we were glad that we did. There are a number of areas within the park where one can hike and walk without any great difficulty, although, there are some challenging trails. The beach area is...More

1  Thank Renard K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had plans to arrive in Jasper for the night, but because of the weather, decided to stay in Hinton. Wanting to get out for a walk, we went the extra 15 minutes down to the lake in this park and it was beautiful!

1  Thank 01BriLee72
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Donna H
24 August 2017|
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Response from 01BriLee72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we did (1 with Rogers, 1 with Telus)
Karen D
9 March 2017|
Response from Lucite | Reviewed this property |
There are flush toilets in the campsite areas, not at the boat launch, day use areas