Squamish campgrounds

At the Chief: Stawamus Chief Provincial Park Campground – BC parks site, camping fees

3 minutes south: Klahanie Campground – private business, camping fees

5 minutes north: District of Squamish Municipal Campground – public site, camping fees

7 minutes north: Mamquam River Campground – non-profit site, camping fees

10 minutes north: Mtn Fun Basecamp – private business, camping fees

14 minutes north: Alice Lake Provincial Park Campground – BC parks site, camping fees

15 minutes east: Raffuse Creek – small public site on a forest road, no fees.

19 minutes north: Cat Lake Recreation Site – public site, camping fees

19 minutes north-west: Paradise Valley Campground – private business, camping fees

19 minutes south: Porteau Cove Provincial Park Campground – BC parks site, camping fees

20 minutes north: Chek Canyon Recreation Site – public site, no fees, major sport climbing location

28 minutes north-west: Squamish Valley Campground – private business, camping fees


  • Recent donations and assistance
    SAS is very grateful to Varsity Outdoor Club for an extremely generous donation. Thanks also to staff at MEC headquarters who helped us raise significant funds and new membership sign-ups at the Tommy Caldwell lecture event last month. Thanks also for online donations so far in 2018...
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  • 2018 Falcon Closure
    See BC Parks closure notice here. Closed routes include Alaska Highway, The Calling, Gone Surfin’, The Ron Zalko Workout, and the Astro Ledge between the top of Alaska Highway and the bottom of Gone Surfin’....
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  • New bus service linking Squamish “south parks”
    A seasonal bus service linking the Squamish “south parks” is starting on June 16th. SAS encourages climbers to use this service if it is convenient for them, rather than driving, as parking at the Chief and Shannon Falls is very constrained in peak season....
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  • SAS VP Brian Moorhead is BC Parks Volunteer of the Year
    BC Parks have recognised Squamish Access Society vice-president Brian Moorhead as their 2017 “Volunteer of the Year“. Along with society secretary, Todd Gerhart, Brian is one of the two members of SAS’s board who have served since the society’s inception. Brian’s award primarily recognises his work at...
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