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William A. Switzer Provincial Park

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Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
Review Highlights
Good Provincial Park with lots to see

We were recommended to go to this Provincial Park and we were glad that we did. There are a number... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Renard K
Owen Sound, Canada
Great even in the rain!

We had plans to arrive in Jasper for the night, but because of the weather, decided to stay in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to go to this Provincial Park and we were glad that we did. There are a number of areas within the park where one can hike and walk without any great difficulty, although, there are some challenging trails. The beach area is...More

Thank Renard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had plans to arrive in Jasper for the night, but because of the weather, decided to stay in Hinton. Wanting to get out for a walk, we went the extra 15 minutes down to the lake in this park and it was beautiful!

Thank 01BriLee72
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Provided rating does not reflect this park itself but the quality of service of the Alberta Parks itself. I had booked 3 nights reservation at Gregg Lake campground from 19-22 May 2017 for May Long Weekend. There was a notification on 16 May that there...More

1  Thank Rajagya C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great park to camp very close to the rock mountain of Alberta. Lots of hiking, fishing etc..

Thank glenair2013
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The whole park is nice. Camping, boating, swimming. Fishing is not very good. Jarvis Lake is deep and cold and connected to Kelly's bathtub

1  Thank ash b
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great place to explore the wetlands, listen to the song birds and generally be at peace while kayaking or canoeing Jarvis Creek.

Thank Lucite
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Quiet getaway with spacious, scenic lots with full hook-ups in the foothills forest. Easy access on a scenic drive north from the Yellowhead.

Thank AceTravelor
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a wonderful provincial park - far enough from Hinton to feel secluded, but close enough to plenty of amenities. The trail system, campgrounds, and interpretive facilities are outstanding. There is a little of everything - swimming, fishing, boating, cycling, cross-country skiing, hiking -...More

Thank CentralABFamily
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stopped at the visitors centre but was shut tthis did not spoil looking round the area which had stunning views pity we did not have time to explore the area more

Thank sburns55
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Nice park to drive through with several hiking trails. Several spots for wildlife observation with blinds that you can sit it. We saw a coyote.

Thank lisa d
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Karen D
Which washroom has the flush toilets?
9 March 2017|
Response from Lucite | Reviewed this property |
There are flush toilets in the campsite areas, not at the boat launch, day use areas
is there cell service in the park?
1 August 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
I found that there was on the higher, paved roads but the signal wasn't strong.