This spectacular seaside, mountain community is located at the tip of Howe Sound halfway between Vancouver and Whistler. Surrounded by the dramatic Coast Range mountains and Pacific Ocean, Squamish offers a selection of recreational opportunities including mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, kite boarding, bird watching and windsurfing.

The town is in the midst of a boom, growing in size with new investment, and with it new opportunities and new activities. The mix of natural beauty, location, sport, arts and culture make Squamish a unique place to live.


Incorporated Area 105 km2
Elevation 5 m
Population (2011) 17,158
Density 166/km2

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