Posted by: cherylyoung | April 4, 2015

PORTEAU COVE PROVINCIAL PARK PROVIDES AN INCRDIBLE SETTING FOR THE SEA TO SKYHIGHWAY

Cheryl Young's Blog

Porteau Cove Provincial Park is situated on the most southerly fjord in North America, and features waterfront campsites with a view over Howe Sound  to the mountains beyond.

Camping space is limited along the shores of Howe Sound.

Wherever you decide to overnight, be prepared to share

 it with sounds from the nearby highway and railway.

 So close do freight trains come to the sites in Porteau

 Cove Provincial Park that you might imagine they’re

 rolling right through your tent.

 Take heart in the thought that it’s a notch more

 attractive than having a bear charge through, which is

 not unheard of elsewhere in the woods of BC.

 During the summer months, BC Rail’s steam locomotive

 the Royal Hudson skirts the boundary of the park on

 its way to Squamish, and the Skylight Dinner Train

 travels up the coastline and makes its stop at Porteau Cove.

As you approach the park…

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