The surrounding dramatic landscape comprises towering mountain ranges, granite cliffs, ancient glaciers, forested valleys with streams, rivers and the third tallest waterfall in BC.
Our stunning surroundings provide a home to a wide array of wildlife, including, black bears, coyotes, raccoons and beavers. The sparkling waters of the Howe Sound are home to Orca’s, Sea Lions, Otters and wide variety of BC Salmon.
The Squamish Estuary and Eagle Run Park, are local treasures and home to some of BC’s most exotic birds, such as Cranes, Ducks, Geese and wintering Bald Eagles.
One of North America’s largest congregations of bald eagles that can be viewed easily throughout the winter at several spots around town. Prime viewing usually happens in Brackendale where you’ll find an interpretive display of our eagles and the lifecycle of the chum salmon on which they feed.