FAQ

MAKING RESERVATIONS

Reservations are recommended for individual campsites to guarantee your perfect weekend in the outdoors. For a full listing of reservable campsites and to make your reservations, please visit  www.discovercamping.ca or book by telephone at 1-800-689-9025 (surcharge applies to phone reservations), Monday to Friday from 7:00am until 9:00pm and Saturday, Sundays and holidays from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

For detailed reservation policies visit BC Parks: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/reserve/

* Note: Not all campsites are reservable. Our non-reservable sites are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be held for potential guests.

CHECK IN/ CHECK OUT

Check in time is 1:00pm and Check out time is 11:00am for all campers. If you wish to re-register, please do so with a Park Attendant by 10:00pm the evening before your permit expires (only applicable to non-reservable sites). Please be advised that the site may not be available for re-registration if listed as a reservable site with Discover Camping. Maximum stay is 14 days in any calendar year.

PARKING/VEHICLES

Maximum allowance of vehicles per site is two, and the fee for a second vehicle is half the regular campsite fee. All vehicles must park in designated lots or on gravel portion of campsites. No parking is permitted along roadways/sides. No overnight parking is permitted in day-use lots

Vehicles used in parks must be licensed and operated by licensed drivers.

CAMPFIRES

Collection and burning of deadwood, driftwood, leaves, branches and other debris is prohibited. Campfires are permitted in designated fire rings only. Flames may not extend higher than the fire ring grill. Park Users may bring their own firewood or purchase it onsite from a Park Attendant. Leaving your campfire unattended is a serious offence.

Limited burning hours or campfire bans may be imposed; some parks may use communal fire rings. Be prepared to bring a portable stove for cooking, or charcoal briquettes in a hibachi may also be used.

GENERATORS

Generator use is only permitted from 9:00am to 11:00am and from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Generators must be placed on campsite pad, not in surrounding vegetation. Generators are not permitted in walk-in campsites.

NOISE

Out of respect for other campers all noise which disturbs others is prohibited between 10:00pm and 7:00am. Excessive noise causing a disturbance is not permitted at any time.

PETS

Pets must be on a leash at all times, except in clearly marked off leash areas. Pets are not allowed in the day-use/beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behavior and must clean up their excrement.

Can I take my pet into the backcountry?
Taking pets into the backcountry, especially dogs, is not recommended, and in some parks is not permitted. Although some people feel that their pet is a part of the family, they can disturb other campers, foul trails and create potential for problems with bears.

SWIMMING

Swimming areas protect swimmers within marker buoys. All watercraft and water-skiers must stay outside markers. Lifeguards are not in attendance in BC Parks.

Swimmers itch may be present at some parks. For more information on the treatment and prevention of swimmers itch, check out the BC Healthfiles page.

CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol in a public place (motor vehicle, day use area, parking lot, etc.) is prohibited. The consumption of alcohol is only permitted within campsite boundaries for Park Users who are registered occupants of a campsite and over the age of 19.

WILDLIFE

To avoid potential problems with bears, lock your food in your vehicle whenever you are asleep or not at your campsite. Be sure to use the garbage containers provided and maintain a clean campsite. Never feed or approach bears. More information on bear safety.

Keep small children close and ensure dogs are on leash at all times to avoid conflicts with wild animals.

To report bear sightings, poachers or polluters, please contact the 24 hour conservation hotline at 1-877-952-RAPP.

LEAVE NO TRACE

Everyone using parks should strive for minimal impact. Read the BC Parks “Leave No Trace” information.

Garbage and recycling should be placed in the provided bins or taken with you when you leave the park.

OTHER

For all other questions, you may call us 604-986-9371 email us info@seatoskyparks.com or visit http://www.env.gov.bc.ca

CABIN GUIDELINES

Quiet hours are strictly 10:00pm to 7:00am. Loud noise or music is not permitted at any time.

Maximum occupancy for guests staying overnight in cabin is four people. Two vehicles are included in the cost for parking at cabin. An additional vehicle may park in day use area and must display parking permit to be purchased from park staff.

Maximum number of day visitors is two people and they must park in day use area. Parking lot closes nightly and any unauthorized vehicles will be towed.

Full payment and a damage deposit will be taken at the time of booking. If canceling outside of 7 days a refund will be provided minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 7 days before arrival will forfeit 50% of the payment. Damage deposits are refunded in full if a cancellation is made.

Alcohol is permitted in the cabin for guests over 19 years of age.

No fires are allowed near the cabins or on the beach. Burning of vegetation (deadfall included) is strictly prohibited. Propane fire rings can be rented $14 night plus deposit not including tank.

No pets are allowed in the cabins. A $100 fine will be imposed if a pet is found on the property.

No smoking is permitted on the property (including the patio). A $250 fine will be imposed if a party is found smoking.

Linens, bedding and towels are provided. Housekeeping is not included during your stay, but if you do require clean towels please contact the gatehouse staff.

Please do not leave food or garbage outside the cabins due to bears and other wildlife in the park.

Please deposit garbage in bear proof bin or contact staff at gatehouse during posted hours for garbage pick up.

Please do your dishes and leave the cabins in a tidy state or there will be additional cleaning charges. Please leave keys on table and lock door behind you upon checkout.

Please check www.bcparks.ca/porteau before traveling.

All occupants are subject to the Park Act. Cutting or defacing of any Park property is a fineable offense.

TRAILER GUIDELINES

Full payment and a damage deposit will be taken at the time of booking. If canceling outside of 7 days a refund will be provided minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 7 days before arrival will forfeit 50% of the payment. Damage deposits are refunded in full if a cancellation is made.

Each trailer has a capacity of 4 persons. That is the maximum number of guests allowed in the trailer. If you wish to have additional campers on the site they will have to pay the regular camping and vehicle fees.

One vehicle is included in the cost. Additional vehicles will pay the additional vehicle fee.

Alcohol is permitted in the trailer for guests over 19 years of age.

No fires are allowed, except in designated fire pit.

No garbage or food is to be left outside due to bears and other wildlife.

No pets are allowed in the trailer.  A $100 fine will be imposed if a pet is found in the trailer.

No smoking is permitted in the trailer. A $250 fine will be imposed if a party is found smoking.

If you have any questions or concerns during your stay, please contact our staff.

PRIVACY POLICY

Sea to Sky Park Services is committed to principles of integrity and trust with respect to the protection of personal information. As part of our commitment, we will protect the personal information of our customers, employees and other individuals whose personal information is in our possession or control in accordance with British Columbia's Personal Information Protection Act (the Act) and all other applicable privacy laws.