William A. Switzer Provincial Park, Hinton

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William A. Switzer Provincial Park is a provincial park in Alberta, Canada.It is located on both sides of the Bighorn Highway, between Grande Cache and Hinton. Various campgrounds are maintained on the shores of Gregg Lake, Cache Lake, Blue Lake and Jarvis Lake.The park is situated in the Canadian Rockies foothills, at an elevation of 1150m to 1300m and has a surface of 93km2. It was established on December 22, 1958 and is maintained by Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. The park is named after former provincial Member of the Legislative Assembly William Switzer.
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  • September 28, 2017
    It has several beautiful lakes for canoeing or swimming. A great place to hike and enjoy the outdoors.  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    We had done quite a lot of walking in mountains and wanted something a bit different. This was mostly flat but it was very boring to our way of thinking. It was virtually all in forest with hardly any...  more »
  • August 25, 2017
    This is a short drive outside of Hinton. The lakes were very beautiful. Definitely worth a visit! Lots of camping and fishing to be done.  more »
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  • June 20, 2017
    Attended a field trip with an elementary school, the guide was very informative and we had lots of fun doing the planned activities. The facilities were well set up for us to have a sheltered place to eat when the rain came.
  • July 2, 2017
    Live the forest here. Very well maintained camp site. Goid for everything from tents to large units.
  • June 25, 2017
    Camping is abundant, clean and spacious. Lakes are beautiful and the natural scenery is great. Lots of walking, hiking and nature viewing.
  • June 8, 2017
    Quiet and peaceful beautiful lake. Jarvis Lake and Kelly's Bathtub.
  • June 14, 2017
    Serene country experience. No cell coverage.

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