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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  • We camped at Gregg lake in a non service area The site was very good. the campsite very clean and most of campers were considerate in not running three generators. The park itself is okay but there is...  more »
  • This park has a lot to offer. There are campgrounds that are nestled in the beautiful spruce and pine shore lines of Jarvis Lake, Gregg Lake, Graveyard Lake and others. I fish the streams and lakes in...  more »
  • With more like 30 degrees on the thermometer was the decision taken to fast the day to a cooling to spend more. At the Lake we found only locale surrounding to which of course is delicious if you all days from one to the other tourist event. It brought us so nice rest, delicious cool down in a nice park.
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  • 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.
  • Live the forest here. Very well maintained camp site. Goid for everything from tents to large units.
  • Camping is abundant, clean and spacious. Lakes are beautiful and the natural scenery is great. Lots of walking, hiking and nature viewing.
  • Quiet and peaceful beautiful lake. Jarvis Lake and Kelly's Bathtub.
  • Serene country experience. No cell coverage.

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