Located only minutes from your budget hotel in Squamish, you’re presented with an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Squamish may be best known for it’s mountains and proximity to Whistler Village. You’re just 45 minutes from the slopes. Snowmobilers and cross-country skiers love the Squamish backcountry. The new Sea to Sky Gondola provides spectacular views of the town below, Howe Sound and valley. Highway 99 travelers stop to stretch their legs, enjoy a picnic and take in the breathtaking views of Shannon Falls. Every summer, rock climbers from around the world converge upon Squamish to climb the Stawamus Chief, the “second largest granite monolith in the world, towering 700 metres above Howe Sound. At the mouth of the Squamish River, you can windsurf from the Squamish Spit. Squamish is considered one of the world’s top ten windsurfing/kiteboarding destinations. If you’re a scuba diver, equipment and service are available from several outlets. Squamish is also famous for its mountain biking, and several grueling races are held in the area each year. If you’re a hiking aficionado, the front desk at Squamish hotels can provide you with directions and information on hikes at Brohm Lake, Deeks Lake, the Squamish River Estuary, Alice Lake Provincial Park, Lake Lovely Water Provincial Park and Garibaldi Provincial Park. If you’re interested in a stiffer workout, the hike up the backside of the Stawamus Chief offers routes ranging from 1 to 3 hours, depending on the peak you choose. But wait; there’s more. There are two excellent 18-hole golf courses. Fishermen will enjoy Squamish rivers and an abundance of lakes. The Squamish area boasts the greatest concentration of wintering bald eagles anywhere in the world. Only minutes from your hotel in Squamish, during the months of November through March, you will be able to view literally thousands of eagles, and local outdoor recreational firms provide walking and rafting tours for eagle viewing.
38012 3rd Avenue Squamish, BC 0N 3G0
Toll Free: 1-866-500-4938
August Jack Motor Inn
37947 Cleveland Avenue Squamish, BC, V8B 0A3
Toll Free: 1-888-892-3502
GPS: 49.697385 / -123.154599
From $65.00 (Single)