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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

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Address: Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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If you want to stretch your legs on the drive up sea to sky great stop off. The toilets are clean and easy to access. They have many camp spots and is a scuba diving park as well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to stretch your legs on the drive up sea to sky great stop off. The toilets are clean and easy to access. They have many camp spots and is a scuba diving park as well. Great place to bring the family for a picnic.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Porteau cove is a great stop on the sea-to-sky highway. It has good washroom facilities, and numerous picnic tables to enjoy a picnic lunch. The ferry dock is sturdy, and has nice vantage points to climb up on. There is a separated diving area. The provincial campsite is also accessible, as is a beautiful beach. It's an easy turn off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Not far past Britannia Beach and a little ways from Squamish is a turn off to Porteau Cove Provincial Park. Here's a great place to stop to admire the splendour of Howe Sound. The boat launch has been upgraded, and there's an observation deck that makes it possible to take in the view 360. The parking lot can get crowded... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stopped here for a break on our road trip to Pemberton. Very scenic view point even though we arrived on a cloudy day. We enjoyed walking the stretched out bridge and spotted some interesting water birds. A good place for boating and picnic; if you want to stay and enjoy it longer, there is a camp site and couple... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This campsite has nice view of the cove and mountains and is beside the sea-to-sky highway. Other places nearby to visit are Shannon Falls, Brackendale eagle viewing, the new Sea-to-Sky gondola, Squamish and Whistler. One thing we hate while overnight camping is the very, very loud irritating, metallic noise the train makes when it passes by in the middle of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped here on our way through to go to the beach. The beach is for sure nice to go for a walk at and there are benches for picnics. If you wanna go swimming though it might be a bit difficult. The beach is rocky and there were quellyfish in the water, so we had to be careful when... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Found this place always a good stop before heading back to Vancouver. Lots of parking space and picnic tables for a quick snack while stretching your legs from all the driving. Take your time ... take in the view and enjoy nature. Beautiful British Columbia!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Vancouver to Squamish, and so glad we did. A quick and easy stop, but an absolutely gorgeous view. Head out on the pier, climb the short viewing tower, take some photos. Really nice mountain views and very easily accessible from the highway.

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Burnaby, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stopped off at Porteau Cove on our way to Whistler. What a beautiful spot! Howe Sound and mountain views are lovely. There is a provincial campground and diving there which might be worth checking out. Well worth a stop for a break, picnic or just the scenery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We got this place recommended to us by the locals as a great sunset picture place and they were right! Especially for couples! Walked out on the rocks to dip our toes in the water and then travelled out onto the pier and the viewpoints on them. Wonderful views of the sun to take in as it sets. Water, mountains... More 

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