Details for Squirrel Cove General Store
Name

Squirrel Cove General Store
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.4 stars from 10 reviews

Address Box 1
Squirrel Cove, BC V0P 1T0

Phone250-935-6327

After hours contact



Facility type

Marina - NO
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - YES
Other info: As of Spetember 2012 they now have fuel available at the docks at high tide.

VHF channel



Web sitewww.cortesisland.com/squirrelcove/store.html

Email contact

squirrelcovetrading@yahoo.ca

Owner, manager



Harbormaster



Dockmaster



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Unknown

Additional info:

Approach



Tide

Unknown

Current

Strong

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - NO
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info: Dinghy dock only. Shoal and exposed

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - NO
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)



Phone hookup (and pricing)



Water (and pricing)



Dinghy access



Liveaboard info



FuelGas: AVAILABLE
Diesel: AVAILABLE

Fuel brand: Fuel available at the dock at high tide.

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info:

Propane

Yes

Pets welcomeUnknown

Other pet info:

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out



Ice

Yes - Ice in cubes or block can be purchased.

Trash



Showers



Heads



Laundry

Yes

Grocery

Yes - Good grocery store with plenty of stocked items. Has excellent freshly ground coffee available for purchase.

Hardware

Yes - General hardware downstairs, can do special orders as well.

Restaurants

Yes

Bars



Hotels or motels



Repair capabilities



Haul out capabilities



Storage facilities



Fishing supplies

Yes - New for 2016: They intend to carry a large stock of fishing supplies.

Chartering capabilities



Internet access

Yes - Weak cell service is available, 2016.

Boat ramp availability



Transportation



Other services

Post office on site.

Attractions



Reviews for Squirrel Cove General Store
New Ownership - Great Place, 2016-10-29
Captain: , Ridgway (70)

The new management seems to be all up to speed on what it takes to make a good facility. They are eager to help and dedicated to meeting the needs of their customers. The general store has an amazing amount of inventory in both food, fresh vegitables and fruit, and hardware. The Flying Squirrel Take Out is especially good.



Squirrel Cove Store, 2016-09-06
Captain: , Kirkland, WA (4478)

Squirrel Cove's General Store dock is located immediately in front of the store and just west of the public dock. The General Store Dock is suited for small boats. The dock is less than 50' long and is in shallow water.

The Good genera store has a good selection, for a small general store. Their fresh produce cooler has limited selection but what they do have is better quality than some general stores. Given their remote location and short season, the store does very well. There is a post office colocated and a BC Liquor Store as well.




Good Selection Vegetables, 2015-08-30
Captain: , Long Beach (973)

Friendly people serving in the store. Great cold room for fresh vegetables and fruit. Good collection of wines. Be sure to check the prices on any local produce for these can be pricy.



General Store, 2014-02-01
Captain: , San Diego, CA (480)

Bought items here on 8-2-2013. Had milk but no wheat bread. Only one lonely loaf of white bread, so we bought the last 'Wonder' loaf. Lots of items in the store and they have a hardware department downstair. All in all, pretty good place to pick up a few items.



Great alternative to buying food in Refuge Cove, 2013-09-25
Captain: , Pender Harbour and Calgary (110)

Well supplied general store with marine hardware below. Also quite a few food options from tenants on the property, from fast food to cuisine with a view. Cold food from the store kept well, unlike food purchased at Refuge Cove store. Also offers a fuel dock though very low at low tide. Beware of wake on the govenment dock.



Nice store, 2012-09-25
Captain: , Bozeman, MT (740)

Pretty good selection, found some great local salmon. Very friendly people working there.



Great place to resupply, 2010-06-04
Captain: , Seattle, Wa. (312)

Great little place to resupply. They just about every you could need for a quick food resupply and prices are better than the store at refuge cove. They have Gas as well, oh and ice cream.



Great selection, 2009-09-12
Captain: , Seattle, WA (437)

Great store for the area with fresh vegetables and frozen meats.



Great general store, 2009-09-01
Captain: , Olympia (308)

Seems to have something for every cruiser!



Squirrel Cove General Store, 2007-07-28
Captain: , Olympia (1435)

Great store. Good grocery. Good hardware store below grocery store. Has excellent freshly ground coffee's. Our favorite is the Squirrel Cove coffee.

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