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


  • comment on recent Grand Wall boulders incidents
    The Squamish Access Society would like to call attention to two incidents of unfortunate and destructive activity which have recently occured in the Grandwall Boulders. Specifically climbers have been manufacturing holds, and using a blowtorch on the rock. While climbing is a sport in which we are...
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  • Squamish election – SAS questions to successful candidates
    Before the municipal election, SAS asked all of the candidates to answer four questions. About half the candidates responded. Of the seven candidates recently elected to council, five gave responses. The questions and responses are noted below. QUESTIONS 1. Low-cost visitor camping Context. In May 2018 our...
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  • Recent donations and assistance, summer 2018
    SAS is very grateful to the following organisations for generous donations during the summer: Rampage DMM We are also very grateful to Steve Swenson for gifting us copies of his book “Karakoram” for re-sale at the Arcteryx academy event, and also for helping at our booth. Thanks...
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  • Cragkeepers program
    A couple of years ago, SAS began its Cragkeepers program. The objective of the program is to encourage and support self-organised volunteer groups in retro-scrubbing Squamish cliffs that have begun to moss over. Initially we approached Vancouver-based climbing and mountaineering clubs to work on this, but we...
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