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.
July 20, 2016
Traditional Squamish Nation blessing of Xwu’nekw Canoe Shelter planned for Thursday
*Update: View photos from the blessing ceremony here.
July 15, 2016
Artwork chosen for ‘Connecting Squamish Neighbourhoods’ public art project
The District of Squamish Public Art Select Committee is pleased to announce three permanent art installations by Squamish-based artist Christina Nick.