Museum in Squamish & Around

Britannia Mine Museum

Once the British Empire's largest copper mine, this giant and superbly-restored industrial museum is just 10 minutes before Squamish on Hwy 99. The rattling underground train tour is highly recommended (included wit…
Museum in Squamish & Around

West Coast Railway Heritage Park

Train nuts should continue just past central Squamish to this large, mostly alfresco museum that's lined with clapboard buildings and dozens of historic locomotives and carriages – including BC's legendary Royal Hud…
Park in Squamish & Around

Stawamus Chief Provincial Park

On the way into Squamish from Vancouver, you'll see a sheer, 652m-high granite rock face looming ahead. Attracting hardy climbers, it's called the 'Chief' and it's the highlight of Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. Yo…
Waterfall in Squamish & Around

Shannon Falls Provincial Park

About 4km before you reach Squamish, you'll hear the rushing waters of Shannon Falls Provincial Park. Pull into the parking lot and stroll the short trail to BC's third-highest waterfall, where water cascades down a…
Area in Squamish & Around

Eagle Run

Every January, locals and visitors are invited to participate in the annual eagle count, timed to coincide with the arrival of hundreds of bald eagles that feast on salmon in local rivers. Live music and art shows a…
Farm in Squamish & Around

Tenderfoot Fish Hatchery

A First Nations-run salmon hatchery that helps keep regional fish stocks up to healthy levels, visitors can wander the facilities here on a self-guided tour.
Distillery in Squamish & Around

Gillespie's Fine Spirits

Fiendishly well-hidden in an industrial area, it's worth the search for this friendly little micro-distillery. Drop by for Saturday or Sunday tours (2pm) or roll up to the tasting bar and grab one of their housemade…
Gondola in Squamish & Around

Sea to Sky Gondola

The biggest new Squamish-area attraction to open in years, this popular soft-eco lure whisks visitors up the tree-studded mountainside then serves up a rich slab of breathtaking BC scenery from its summit viewing pl…