11 Squamish Activities You Can Do With Your Dad
Father's Day Activities in Squamish
Whether it's his first or his fiftieth Father's Day, you can show Dad you care by spending the day with him on Sunday, June 19th. 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– we promise he will enjoy these more than a necktie!
Take Dad on the adventure of a lifetime where you can both "run the ropes" and ascend rope ladders, balance bridges and tottering elements that will put a smile on both of your faces. New this year and COMING SOON- Squamish Axe Throwing!
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. Deep Coast Charters, Trout Fishing Guides, Valley Fishing Guides all have expert guides who will make your day extraordinary.
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.
Take Dad out for a round on one of Squamish’s two golf courses. Squamish Valley Golf & Country Club or Furry Creek Golf & Country Club are both open, advance bookings required. Book early so you don't miss out!
Hit Howe Sound this Father's day and experience the water while paddle boarding, kayaking or canoeing. Check out Norm Hann Expeditions, Sea to Sky Adventure Company and Squamish Watersports for the ultimate in water sport activities, lessons and guided tours.
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 built trail Half Nelson, a local's favourite well suited for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders! You could also give E-Bikes a go with a tour or rentals through Blazing Saddles Adventures.
Take Dad on a memorable heli or flightseeing trip above Squamish. The incredible views will give you lasting memories of a special day.
Take the whole family and sail through North America's southernmost fjord with Canadian Coastal Sailing or hop onto a charter boat with Deep Coast Charters. Boats are great size so you can bring the entire family to enjoy the day together, whether you want to enjoy the scenery, search for wildlife or drop a line and fish.
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, or give a local brewery a shot so Dad can taste some brews along with his meal at Backcountry Brewing or Howe Sound Brewing.
A visit to the Sea to Sky Gondola always makes for a special outing. Take a hike up at the top or grab something to eat and a cool beverage to enjoy while you drink in the amazing view.
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.