Explore Squamish - June 11, 2020

11 Squamish Trips You Should Take with Your Dad

Photo: Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park

11 Squamish Trips to Take with Your Dad

Whether it's his first or his fiftieth Father's Day, you can show Dad you care by spending the day with him this Sunday, June 20th. We asked around and made a list of all the best Father's Day activities. From whitewater rafting to golf, here is our list of top Father's Day activities–and we promise he will enjoy these more than a necktie!

1. Challenge Your Skills at Rope Runner Aerial Adventure Park

Take Dad on the adventure of a lifetime where you can both "run the ropes" and ascend rope ladders, balancy bridges and tottering elements that will put a smile on both of your faces. 

2. Go Fishing

Squamish has a variety of fishing areas that will get you and your Dad hooked in no time. Peruse through the local spots here or book a day out with a guide. Trout Fishing Guides and Valley Fishing Guides both have expert guides who will make your day extraordinary.  

























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3. Go Whitewater Rafting 

Splash around in Squamish's whitewater rivers where families can opt for a more relaxed trip on the Cheakamus River or an exhilarating adventure on the Elaho-Squamish River with Canadian Outback Rafting or Squamish Rafting Company.

4. Play a Round

Take Dad out for a round of golf on one of Squamish’s two spectacular courses. Squamish Valley Golf & Country Club or freshly opened Furry Creek Golf & Country Club. Both courses received major renovations for the season, enjoy!

5. Take a Flight Above Squamish

Take Dad on his a heli or flightseeing trip above Squamish and create a first memory you can both look back on together. 

6. Sample Squamish's Watersports

Hit Howe Sound this Father's day and experience the water while kite surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking or canoeing. Check out Aerial Kiteboarding and Norm Hann Expeditions for the ultimate in water sport activities, lessons and guided tours.

7. Try a Family Sailing Tour

Take the whole family and sail through North America's southernmost fjord. Each sailboat can accommodate 10-12 passengers, so you can choose an intimate setting or bring the entire family to savour the day together. 

8. Take Dad Mountain Biking


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Take Dad to Corsa Cycles to pick out some new bike gear then head over to the Garibaldi / Diamond Head zone for some time on two wheels. Don’t miss our signature machine build trail Half Nelson, a local's favourite well suited for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders!

9. Jump at Airhouse Sports Academy 

To celebrate rad Dad's get jumping over at Airhouse Sports Academy all day on Sunday June 20th.

10. Treat Dad to Dinner

Take Dad to one of Squamish's many eateries for a special Father's Day meal. He'll love the Copper Coil Still & Grill and their menu of burgers and BBQ, plus an excellent variety of brews.

11. Take an Afternoon Hike

Trail time is quality time, making it a great way to catch up on all the little things in life that are worth sharing. You can view a list of recommended trails here. Cardio crushers may enjoy the first peak of the Stawamus Chief.

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