7 Things To Do at Porteau Cove Provincial Park

The pier at Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Photo via BC Parks/Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Situated along the Sea to Sky Highway between West Vancouver and Squamish, Porteau Cove Provincial Park is a great place to enjoy activities like hiking, camping, stargazing, and even SCUBA diving. Use our guide to plan a trip to Porteau Cove Provincial Park.

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7 Things To Do at Porteau Cove Provincial Park

Where to Watch the 2019 Perseid Meteor Shower Near Vancouver

Each August the night sky lights up with thousands of shooting stars. It’s the Perseid Meteor Shower! With a meteor streaking across the sky every few minutes, it’s a pretty spectacular show. 

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Where to Watch the 2019 Perseid Meteor Shower Near Vancouver

Authentic West Coast Camping – Minutes from Downtown Vancouver

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Night Sky Porteau Cove Provincial Park Photo: Flickr, Damon West

On a daily basis, I awaken to hear the mountains and ocean calling.  There is something deep inside me that craves to be outside.  I am confident that those closest to me would agree that without my regular dose of Nature, I can be extremely difficult to live with.  Often, when time is tight, and I can’t find my way to the back country, I look closer to home, to one of Vancouver’s best seaside attractions – Porteau Cove Provincial Park!    Located on North America’s most southerly fjords, Porteau Cove is famous for views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains, scuba diving, waterfront campsites, beachcombing, star gazing and Aurora Borealis viewing.  All this, and only 38 km north of Vancouver on Highway 99.  Unbelievable.

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Authentic West Coast Camping – Minutes from Downtown Vancouver

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