Areas, Lakes & Parks

View of Shannon Falls from the Squamish Estuary

A Lifetime of Adventure

Nestled in and around Squamish are spectacular lakes, jaw-dropping waterfalls and eight provincial parks to explore. Whether you’re paddling, hiking or heading out for a dip, you’ll find incredible vistas and vast trail networks around every corner.

Ignite your Inner Explorer

Local insights, guidance and suggestions to make the best of your next adventure.  If you can't fit it all in, you're always welcome to come back!

Keep Squamish beautiful

We love wild places. With a little extra care, we can work together to keep our home stunning for years to come. Do your part by recreating responsibly and leaving our parks the same as you found them (or even better).

Responsible Recreation

Know before you go

Mother nature can surprise you.  No matter what activity or adventure you have in mind, it’s a good idea to plan ahead and be prepared. Make the most of a trip with our travel tips and resources.

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Forests, rivers, mountains and ocean come together to form the ecosystem we cherish.  Endless opportunities for exploration in ever-changing seasons allow us to appreciate it all.