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.
February 23, 2017
District of Squamish aims to combat ‘build first ask permission later’ mentality with new surcharge
Initiating work in Squamish without a permit now comes with a costly consequence.
February 17, 2017
Squamish Murals Project aims to bring colour and creativity to public spaces
Public spaces throughout Squamish will soon be transformed into permanent works of art thanks to a new public art project...