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William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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Nice area, over rated hiking

We camped at Gregg lake in a non service area The site was very good. the campsite very clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ERDFirefighter
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Edmonton, Canada
quiet beautiful park with good fishing

This park has a lot to offer. There are campgrounds that are nestled in the beautiful spruce and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dixiemaureen
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Hinton, Canada
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Provided rating does not reflect this park itself but the quality of service of the Alberta Parks itself. I had booked 3 nights reservation at Gregg Lake campground from 19-22 May 2017 for May Long Weekend. There was a notification on 16 May that there...More

1  Thank Rajagya C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a great park to camp very close to the rock mountain of Alberta. Lots of hiking, fishing etc..

Thank glenair2013
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Donna H
24 August 2017|
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Response from Heatherh57 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we did a day trip and had no need for our mobile phones.
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Karen D
9 March 2017|
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Response from Lucite | Reviewed this property |
There are flush toilets in the campsite areas, not at the boat launch, day use areas
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