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Rainy Day Activities in Squamish

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Squamish is known for having some incredible activities throughout all the seasons, but during the fall and winter months there can be a lot of rain.

With that in mind here are some of the best rainy day activities in Squamish:

BRITANNIA MINE MUSEUM

The Britannia Mine Museum is a multi-award winning museum and you can see why. A day out here is filled with fun and learning and is the perfect way to get out of the rain.

HEAD UP THE GONDOLA

When it’s raining in the valley why not head up the Sea to Sky Gondola and relax in the restaurant at the peak.

On some days you can see the valley below the clouds or, if you’re lucky, even emerge into glorious sunshine.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Don’t let a little rain put you off enjoying the trails. Those rainy days can be some of the most fun, getting in the shelter of the trees and away from the crowds.

Fall is the best time to go riding as the trails are in peak condition, not too dry and packed down for the perfect ride. With fewer crowds you can enjoy having the beautiful scenery all to yourself.

EAGLE WATCHING

During the rainy months in Squamish the winter nesting eagles begin to return to the area. This is a great time to head out and spot them. Find out more information on eagle watching in Squamish HERE.

BREWERY TOUR

What better way to spend a rainy day than a tour of theHowe Sound Brewery followed by a relaxing meal and delicious beer. The Howe Sound offer free brewery tours everyday to visitors so get yourself down.

GOLFING

You can play golf year round in Squamish with a choice of three courses. Squamish Valley Golf and Garibaldi Springsare both located in the town, with Furry Creek Golf Coursejust a small drive down the Sea to Sky.

If the rain isn’t too heavy you can enjoy a round without the crowds!

REST UP

With so many activities and events happening all the time in Squamish it’s important to get your rest. So why not take the opportunity to rest up and relax for your next adventure.

SHOPPING

Hit the Squamish shops to escape the showers. Grab some new clothes, go to the bookstore or even just stock up on food. It may also be a good idea to get an umbrella!

DINING OUT

Squamish has some great places to eat, whether you’re looking for a quick snack, big lunch or full dining experience, there is something for everyone. Find out our favourite spots to eat in our blog.