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

  • Management Preparing Information
  • Approved Porteau Cove Management Arrange PDF

Activities Offered At this Park




Outside of the park boundary, seafood for salmon. It’s illegal to catch cod, rockfish as well as other finfish in Howe Sound, area 28-4

Anyone fishing or angling in British Columbia will need to have a licence that is appropriate.


Animals on Leash


A number of man-made reefs as well as 2 sunken vessels offer excellent diving possibilities.

Depths vary from 6m to 18m (20в?? to 60в??). Be aware of changing tides and strong in and outflow winds. Penetration of vessels is certainly not suggested. The scuba diving area is marked by a number of marker buoys. Different fascinating marine life has built it self for the plunge area. Harvesting or harassment of marine life is forbidden in the parkв??s marine foreshore. Diving from the motorboat is forbidden in the park boundary.

There clearly was a outside bath available into the day-use area from March 1 to November 12.

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


Wildlife Viewing


Winter Entertainment

Facilities Offered By this Park


Boat Release

You can find 2 paved boat that is double-wide. It might never be feasible to introduce during low tide. It might be hard to introduce during the cold winter months as a result of the high volumes of driftwood that accumulate regarding the boat launches. There clearly was parking designed for cars and trailers within the area that is day-use. Ships are forbidden when you look at the Dive region. There is one mooring buoy and a float designed for moorage within the cove that is small.

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

Anchoring is prohibited in the park boundary.

Cabins / Huts

Porteau Cove Olympic Legacy Cabins

The Olympic Legacy cabins had been built by Pioneer Log Homes of Williams Lake, BC and utilized through the 2010 Winter Olympic Games at Simon Fraser University therefore the British Columbia Institute of tech as information kiosks and a display of BC Parks.

Each cabin has one bed room and a loft, a private home and a restroom. All linens is going to be provided. Occupancy for the cabins was set at no more than 4 individuals.

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


Drinking Tap Water

Electric Hookups

Picnic Areas

Pit or Flush Toilets



Vehicle Available Camping

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

There are campsites that are walk-in. There is certainly additional parking in the day-use great deal designed for a cost. The closest shop is in Britannia Beach, more or less ten full minutes north by automobile. Campsite reservations are accepted through the summer season and first-come, first-serve web web sites can be found in the off-season.

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

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Winter Camping

For winter camping, campsites 1 through 30 are available, campsites 31 through 44 are available until January 4 and all walk-in campsites are closed, with the exception of the time December 18 в?“ January 4. The washroom/shower structures are closed during this time period. Potable water can be obtained at one standpipe away from campground washroom, as well as the sani-station will continue to be available unless conditions fall below freezing, in which particular case it will shut.