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Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Militant Staff

I would like to start by saying we are frequent users of this park for a umber of years and have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gg032017
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Maple Ridge, Canada
Feels like a refugee canp

The walk in camp sites are terrible. Tiny with zero privacy, no fire pits and no picnic tables... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
coalharborvan
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vancouver
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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Highway 99, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to start by saying we are frequent users of this park for a umber of years and have noticed a steady decrease in the attitude of the staff. One can not help but think this starts with the long term employees and...More

1  Thank gg032017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The walk in camp sites are terrible. Tiny with zero privacy, no fire pits and no picnic tables. They stick communal areas right beside some of the sites so you get even less privacy. Kids running around constantly make it feel like you pitched a...More

1  Thank coalharborvan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for 25 years and we are supporters of BC Parks but the staff here have been awful for the past 2 years. We camped there this week end and were bullied and picked on for various reasons. We are a...More

2  Thank wisetraveller52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have camped here for 5 years and it has gone down hill terribly in the last 3 years. I'll start with check in. Check-in as stated on bc parks website is at 1pm. We arrive to find the gate house closed and a sign...More

2  Thank i-scream23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night at a walk in site, which was only a couple minutes walk from our car. It was worth it to not have cars driving by all the time and if you needed a wheelbarrow they were available to wheel stuff...More

Thank CanuckTraveller345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin, first off the good. Beautiful scenery mixed with evergreens and ocean. Swimming, boating ect. The bad Rangers are militant and enforce rules unequally. We have been to this campground five years in a row and the last two have been both bad...More

1  Thank Meso G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on a whim and didn't regret it one bit. The pier was nice, with balconies along the way for even better viewing. The view was the best! And we enjoyed exploring the huge driftwood along the shores. There are 2 cabins here...More

Thank CECILE J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were driving to Whistler we saw this spot and decided to stop. We got some beautiful photos here because the area was phenomenal. Definitely stop here.

Thank BelaN74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on our way to Whistler. Probably one of the most beautiful places we saw. When you visit the Vancouver area, it seems like every day, you keep on saying that... but this is truly a great place to stop and relax for a bit...

Thank Juan Carlos F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

and so accessible off the highway. don't know why I never stopped here before. the beach and the pier offer great views of the surrounding mountains and howe sound. worth getting off the highway for.

1  Thank babynat
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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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