One of Canada’s top recreational destinations, Squamish is the windsurfing and sailboard capital. It’s also hugely popular with rock climbers, sightseers, hikers, birdwatchers and Hollywood location scouts. Once a rough-and-tumble logging town, Squamish now offers gourmet restaurants, galleries and shops, all with snow-tipped Mount Garibaldi as a fabulous fairy-tale mountain backdrop.

Top 5 things to do

  • Hike the world-famous Stawamus Chief Mountain
  • Hike through Garibaldi and Alice Lake Provincial Parks
  • Visit the Britannia Mine Museum and the West Coast Railway Heritage Park
  • Rock climb, river raft and birdwatch
  • Windsurf, mountain bike and hike

Featured Squamish Activities

Britannia Mine Museum

Britannia Mine Museum

A multi-million dollar make-over transformed this historic mine into a multi-award winning museum and National Historic Site.

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