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.
August 30, 2016
Campfire ban lifted
Following the Province of B.C.’s lift of a campfire fire ban across the Coastal Fire Centre, Squamish Fire Rescue has...
August 19, 2016
District of Squamish reorganizes internal structure
The District of Squamish has reorganized its internal structure to ensure ongoing improvement and increased effectiveness of service delivery, two...