Squamish is nestled in a spectacular spot at the tip of Howe Sound with the Pacific Ocean to the south, and the Coast Mountain Range to the north, east and west.
The surrounding dramatic landscape comprises towering granite cliffs, ancient glaciers, forested valleys, the third tallest waterfall in BC, and the sparkling Sound.
Our stunning surroundings provide a home to a wide array of wildlife, including the wintering bald eagle and black bears, and endless recreation opportunities.
Explore our parks and lakes.
Learn why Squamish is a world renowned climbing destination.
Launch on a wild water adventure or enjoy a gentle paddle around the shore.
Squamish trails are legendary. Get out there and see why.
October 19, 2016
Drop! Cover! Hold On! at 10:20 a.m. October 20 during Great BC Shake Out
October 20 marks the return ofShakeOutBC, a province-wide earthquake drill during which hundreds of thousands of residents will ‘Drop, Cover...
October 14, 2016
Squamish Nation and District launch cross-jurisdictional emergency preparedness partnership
Saturday, October 15 will be no ordinary day in Squamish as no less than ten organizations will participate in the...