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Management Planning. Harvesting or collection of marine life inside the park boundary that is foreshore forbidden.

Management Planning. Harvesting or collection of marine life inside the park boundary that is foreshore forbidden.

  • Management Preparing Information
  • Approved Porteau Cove Management Plan PDF

Activities Offered At this Park

Canoeing

Cycling

Fishing

Away from park boundary, seafood for salmon. It really is unlawful to catch cod, rockfish as well as other finfish in Howe Sound, area 28-4

anybody fishing or angling in British Columbia should have a suitable licence.

Hiking

Animals on Leash

Diving

A few man-made reefs as well as 2 vessels that are sunken exemplary diving opportunities.

Depths vary from 6m to 18m (20’ to 60’). Be mindful of changing tides and strong in and winds that are outflow. Penetration of vessels just isn’t suggested. The scuba diving area is marked by a few marker buoys. Different fascinating marine life has built it self through the entire plunge area. Harvesting or harassment of marine life is forbidden in the park’s marine foreshore. Diving from a ship is forbidden in the park boundary.

There was a outside bath available when you look at the day-use area from March 1 to November 12.

You can find actions that lead right down to the water’s side that are situated into the parking lot that is main. Please utilize appropriate etiquette whenever changing into and out dive gear when you look at the parking lots, and prevent gear sprawl that inhibits vehicular traffic. Commercial scuba scuba diving such as for instance delivering guiding and instruction is forbidden unless authorized by a Park Use allow.

Swimming

Wildlife Watching

Windsurfing

Winter Relaxation

Facilities Offered By this Park

Accessibility

Boat Establish

You can find 2 paved double-wide boat launches. It might never be possible to introduce during low tide. It might be hard to introduce throughout the wintertime months because of the high volumes of driftwood that accumulate in the boat launches. There was parking designed for cars and trailers within the day-use area. Ships are forbidden into the Dive region. There’s also one mooring buoy and a float readily available for moorage within the tiny cove.

please be aware: you will find 2 low tide markers near the drifting dock that aren’t mooring buoys and mark really water that is shallow.

Anchoring is prohibited inside the park boundary.

Cabins / Huts

Porteau Cove Olympic Legacy Cabins

The Olympic Legacy cabins were built by Pioneer Log Homes of Williams Lake, BC and utilized through the 2010 Winter Olympic Games at Simon Fraser University plus the British Columbia Institute of Technology as information kiosks and a showcase of BC Parks.

Each cabin order bride has one bed room and a loft, a personal home and your bathrooms. All linens is going to be supplied. Occupancy when it comes to cabins happens to be set at no more than 4 individuals.

For more information and prices, please check out Reservations when it comes to cabins at Porteau Cove Provincial Park could be produced by calling 604-986-9371.

Campfires

Normal Water

Electric Hookups

Picnic Areas

Pit or toilets that are flush

Sani-Station/Dump

Showers

Vehicle Available Camping

This park offers forty-four (44) automobile campsites that are accessible 5 of that are dual web internet internet sites and 2 are pull-through internet web sites.

Additionally campsites that are walk-in. There is certainly parking that is extra the day-use great deal readily available for a cost. The closest shop is in Britannia Beach, roughly ten minutes north by vehicle. Campsite reservations are accepted through the summertime and first-come, first-serve web internet sites can be purchased in the off-season.

Take note: This park is very popular and busy during peak-season months (starting the might long week-end through to Thanksgiving weekend). Reservations are strongly suggested as drop-in sites are often difficult to get.

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Winter Camping

For wintertime camping, campsites 1 through 30 are available, campsites 31 through 44 are available until 4 and all walk-in campsites are closed, except for the period December 18 – January 4. The washroom/shower buildings are closed during this time january. Potable water can be obtained at one standpipe outside of the campground washroom, plus the sani-station will stay available unless conditions fall below freezing, in which particular case it shall shut.