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William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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Walked around a beautiful little lake

Near the parks and wildlife shop is a short walk around a very pretty lake. Took some lovely photos... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Everywhere, Australia
Gem of Hinton

I have enjoyed this park for years. I have camped at Gregg Lake (lots of camp spots and calm lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canadian Rockies, Canada
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Highway 40, Hinton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-865-5600
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Near the parks and wildlife shop is a short walk around a very pretty lake. Took some lovely photos and even caught a little chipmunk on video. The reflections on the lake were really picturesque.

Thank Heatherh57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have enjoyed this park for years. I have camped at Gregg Lake (lots of camp spots and calm lake), swam at Kelleys Bathtub (beach and quiet bay with walking trails) and seadoo-ed/tubed at Jarvis Lake (beach and picnic area, camping). The whole park is...More

Thank goingplacesfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Hinton mainly to visit Jasper but found that Hinton itself had a lot to offer, this park being one of the main attractions. It offers beautiful views, walks and lakes. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time to explore all there was on...More

1  Thank AliB365
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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

1  Thank Renard K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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!

1  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 14 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 10 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
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Questions & Answers
Karen D
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
2 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.