Squamish strives to be dog-friendly. You’ll find dog bowls of fresh water outside the Squamish Visitor Centre as well as many of the town’s business establishments. If you’re visiting Squamish, you’ll discover a great selection of local walks and trails to hike. Some of the trails do have partial on-leash restrictions, but some are also off-leash. Quick Walks Newport Beach (formerly Nexen Beach) Nexen has been a favourite off-leash trail for dog walkers for many years, with outstanding views of the Stawamus Chief and Howe Sound. Dogs will enjoy forest trails and romps on the beach with their…
- Posted on April 5, 2018
- Posted by Cole Wiebe
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Perfectly located 40 minutes south of Whistler and 45 minutes north of Vancouver, the oceanfront town of Squamish is the ideal Highway 99 accommodation center for attending Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics venues in both areas. The name Squamish comes from the Coast Salish word ‘Sko-mish’ which translates as ‘Strong Wind’. Squamish is the recreational capital of Canada, offering windsurfing, mountain climbing, mountain biking hiking, scuba diving, kayaking, wind surfing, kite boarding and many other opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts should visit Shannon Falls, BC’s third largest waterfall.