Squamish Spit Inner

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Howe Sound
Coordinates:49.6950062, -123.1806716
Site Type:Launch Site
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea, road
Marine Trail:Sea to Sky Marine Trail
Last Update:01/28/2020

Landing Comments:

E side of dike – easier access, better at medium to high tides. Beach of gravel, firm mud. W side – 2 m riprap bank, short carry to Squamish River nearby, minimal current. Shoals in estuary. Area known for high winds.

Camp Comments:

Camping not permitted.

Other Comments:

Park, launch before lockable gate, beyond which launch fee is required by Squamish Windsports Society. Wildlife Managment Area. hiking, bike trails. Birding. Wildlife viewing. View. Parking unrestricted (2015). Road directions – follow ‘windsurfing’ signage from centre of Squamish. Follow Buckley Road, Queens Way curving left onto Government Road. Go 1 km past railway crossing, turn right on gravel road then left (S) at T junction at dike. Continue to gate on Squamish River Dyke Road.

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