Named by the New York Times as one of the top 52 places in the world to visit, Squamish is recognized internationally as a mecca for windsurfing, rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking.
Named by the New York Times as one of the top 52 places in the world to visit, Squamish is recognized internationally as a mecca for windsurfing, rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking. Guarded by the Stawamus Chief and inhabited by North America’s highest concentration of wintering bald eagles, Squamish is an authentic West Coast mountain town with an award-winning craft brewery and distillery.

When searching for things to see and do in Squamish, you won’t have to look far. Here you’ll find farm-to-table dining experiences, sidewalk cafes, driftwood beaches, a rich First Nations culture, and an expansive network of walking, hiking and mountain trails begging to be explored.

Squamish is a year-round destination - in winter the mountains are excellent for snow sports, while in summer the water is perfectly suited for hiking, climbing, biking, rafting, flying and anything else outdoorsy that you can imagine trying your hand at.

It’s a place for thrill seekers, nature lovers and for those looking to escape it all and to immerse themselves in the spectacular vistas of British Columbia.

Top 5 Things to Do

  • Drive the scenic Sea to Sky Highway
  • Relax in Garibaldi Provincial Park
  • Hike and/or climb "The Chief"
  • Visit the Shannon Falls
  • Explore Alice Lake

Are you Hardwired For Adventure?

Squamish is where the ocean meets the mountains in Sea to Sky country. It’s where rugged landscapes and stunning vistas come together to create memorable adventures.


Video courtesy of Tourism Squamish

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