Is Porteau Cove open?

Is Porteau Cove open?

Porteau Cove Provincial Park is open year round with limited facilities and reduced fees in the winter (November 1 to February 28). Campsite reservations can be made up to three months prior to your arrival date and sites do fill quickly. For reservations visit

Can you swim in Porteau Cove?

The park features a beach and waterfront campsites and is an excellent place for water activities. With two paved boat launches, canoeing, windsurfing, and boating are all popular at Porteau Cove. Swimming at the beach is also possible, though please mind that there are no lifeguards on duty.

Is Porteau Cove dog friendly?

The campground is open year-round, but with full service and full fees from March to mid-November. It is dog (on a leash) friendly, and close to good hiking trails. In addition to campsites, Porteau Cove has a couple of wonderful and very comfortable cabins for rent, each with a bedroom, loft, kitchen and bathroom.

Is there cell service at Porteau Cove?

And that was by choice, because Porteau Cove still has cell service if you need it.

Can you park overnight at Porteau Cove?

For more information on the cabins see Cabins & RV Rentals. Parking: Day-use area and daytime parking are open to the public until 10:00pm. Overnight parking is only open to guests who are taking multi-day boat trips and campground guests whose cars do not fit on their sites.

Are fires allowed at Porteau Cove?

Marine Conservation: Exploring the beach and diving/snorkelling can be a rewarding experience at Porteau Cove. Beach fires are not permitted.

Can you swim in Squamish?

Squamish is perched on Howe Sound, and there are multiple options for saltwater swimming. Brittania Beach, Seal Cove and Porteau Cove Provincial Park all offer cool ocean swimming at its finest.

Can you swim at Newport beach Squamish?

To swim within Squamish, Newport is it, period. I recently wrote a letter to council asking them to have an area cordoned off just for swimming as is common in many places.

Can you have fires at Porteau Cove?

Marine Conservation: Exploring the beach and diving/snorkelling can be a rewarding experience at Porteau Cove. Beach fires are not permitted. Stargazing and Aurora Borealis viewing is becoming increasingly popular at Porteau Cove.

What does walk in campsite mean?

Walk in camping means you’ll need to physically walk to, and carry your gear to your site. Walk in sites may be located a short walk from a parking area, perhaps through a field. Or perhaps a short hike through the woods. Either way, you’ll need to park and carry your camping gear some distance to your site.

Is there WiFi at Alouette Lake?

But no, if you are looking to stay connected while camping at Alouette Lake Campground in Golden Ears Provincial Park in British Columbia you will not be able to get signal unless a random blip or two for a second while you try to take pictures as you raft on the lake counts as internet at all.

Is there WiFi at Golden Ears Provincial Park?

There is access to the lake for water sports, and to many hiking trails. We camped at Golden Ears Provincial Park in a Travel Trailer. Tip for Other Campers: Wifi is spotty but seems to be better if you’re close to the lake.

Where is Porteau Cove Lookout in British Columbia?

Porteau Cove Lookout via Campground Access Road is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lions Bay, British Columbia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, camping, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Are there lifeguards at Porteau Cove Provincial Park?

There are no lifeguards on duty at provincial parks. A short walking trail leads to a lookout which provides a spectacular view of Howe Sound and Porteau Cove. There are also good views of marine waterfowl and harbour seals, harbour porpoises, river otters, mink, coyotes, racoons, and from spring to fall: orcas, gray whales and humpback whales.

Is there a campfire ban in Porteau Cove?

During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin. Situated on the most southerly fjord in North America, Porteau Cove Provincial Park features waterfront campsites with a view over Howe Sound to the mountains beyond.

Where is Porteau Cove on the Howe Sound?

Porteau Cove is located on the Howe Sound, the most southerly fjord in North America, 38 km north of Vancouver on the Sea-to-Sky Highway, 20 km south of Squamish, 8.5 km south of Britannia Beach. Other nearby communities include Brackendale and Lions Bay .