Things to do in Squamish 2018
- Experience BC
- December 15, 2017
At Scenic Rush, we know that spending the day is Squamish is an adventure all on its own. That is why we have driving experiences that feature some of best views and experiences that Squamish has to offer. Here are some of the must-see attractions and experiences in Squamish.
Shannon Falls is a series of cliffs that rises 335 metres about Highway 99, making it the third highest falls in the province. This provincial park is directly adjacent to Highway 99, making it a popular day-use park. Shannon Falls park provides picnicking, hiking, and access to the trail in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. This park also has a small centre that is managed by the Park Operator and offers food snacks, park and outdoor information, and souvenirs.
Stawamus Chief Provincial Park protects the 700 metre granite cliffs that stand at the southern entrance to Squamish on the scenic Sea to Sky Highway. This park provides rock climbing opportunities of international significance, as well as hiking trails to the Chief’s three summits, offering rewarding views of Howe Sound, Squamish, and surrounding mountains. The Stawamus Chief is one of the largest granite monoliths in the world and provides a good nesting habitat for the Peregrine Falcon.
Porteau Cove Provincial Park features waterfront campsites with a view over Howe Sound to the mountain’s beyond. Porteau Cove also features an old ship which was sunk to provide interest for scuba divers and to attract marine life. This provincial park is the perfect day trip for adventure seekers, especially when you arrive in an exotic sports car. Scenic Rush features a Porteau Cove driving experience that allows you to drive two stunning exotic sports cars. This driving experience allows drivers to experience stunning scenery, legendary backdrops, and incredible views.
Sea to Sky Gondola
One of the best experiences Squamish has to offer is the Sea to Sky Gondola, which is featured in our Sky Pilot Experience. This driving experience allows drivers to arrive in Squamish in style, driving one of four exotic sports cars to the base of the Sea to Sky Gondola. Experience the 360-degree view of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains, as the gondola transports you to the Summit Lodge, where you will receive a delicious lunch. This experience also features a trip across the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge and an amazing view from the Chief Outlook Platform. This driving experience also features a Via Ferrata Tour and a helicopter tour courtesy of Sea to Sky Air.
If you would like to learn more about spending the day in Squamish, or if you are interested in one of our driving experiences, please contact Scenic Rush at 1-855-926-5777. You can also stay up to date by following us on Instagram and Facebook.