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      The Squamish Estuary at the tip of Howe Sound provides valuable habitat to more than 200 species of wintering and migrating birds as well as other species.

      The trails through the estuary provide fantastic bird watching opportunities and some of the best views of the Stawamus Chief and Shannon Falls.

      Squamish Spit.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Skwelwil'em Wildlife Management Area
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Region Details
      • 1
      • 9
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Mar 29, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      705 ft
      Total Vertical
      939 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      953 ft
      Reports
      74
      Photos
      328
      Ridden Counter
      4,873

      Photos of Squamish Estuary (Skwelwil'em) Mountain Bike

      92 |
      May 1, 2023 @ 2:54pm
      May 1, 2023
      31 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:33am
      Aug 23, 2021
      22 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:33am
      Aug 23, 2021
      24 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:31am
      Aug 23, 2021
      | 3 comments
      44 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:59pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      36 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      12 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:57pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      30 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Jan 31, 2021

      Videos of Squamish Estuary (Skwelwil'em) Mountain Bike

      Squamish Spit kiteboarders 2019 & 2022
      10 | Jul 29, 2022
      Geese & Goslings , waterfall & Merganser Ducks
      3 | Jun 7, 2022
      Parasailers on Howe Sound
      3 | Jun 7, 2022
      Hawk in flight
      4 | Jun 7, 2022
      Otter in Estuary 01 Kontiki
      2 | Jun 6, 2022
      February 28, 2022 skipping stones
      7 | Mar 2, 2022
      February 28, 2022 waterfall
      2 | Mar 2, 2022
      Sept 18, 2021 waterfall
      6 | Mar 2, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Turtle Trail
      Mar 29, 2024 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 29, 2024
      Drydleeoutside
      Town Dyke Trail
      Mar 15, 2024 @ 4:36pm
      Mar 15, 2024
      Idealdleeoutside
      Swan Trail North
      Oct 25, 2023 @ 2:20pm
      Oct 25, 2023
      IdealE-Bike Big tree down right at the entrance at...elalibe
      Connector
      Apr 26, 2023 @ 9:01pm
      Apr 26, 2023
      Idealnomadryder
      Woodpecker Trail
      Mar 16, 2023 @ 11:27pm
      Mar 16, 2023
      Idealnomadryder
      Swan Trail North 2
      Mar 11, 2023 @ 10:48pm
      Mar 11, 2023
      Idealnomadryder
      Swan Trail Middle
      Mar 11, 2023 @ 10:48pm
      Mar 11, 2023
      Idealnomadryder
      Woodpecker Loop extension
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 4:52pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryHike A large tree has been undermined &...CliffJennings
      Estuary Chelem Trail
      Feb 28, 2022 @ 11:21am
      Feb 28, 2022
      IdealHike Trail is closed at the South end due to...CliffJennings
      Old North Dyke Trail
      Feb 18, 2022 @ 3:15pm
      Feb 18, 2022
      WetHike Very rough trail with plenty of exposed...CliffJennings

      Activity Feed

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      dleeoutsidewishlisttrailactivity #50588728
      Mar 29, 2024 @ 12:45pm
      Mar 29, 2024
      dleeoutsideaddreportactivity #50588697
      Mar 29, 2024 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 29, 2024
      sauceofchaoswishlistrouteactivity #50375538
      Mar 23, 2024 @ 7:19pm
      Mar 23, 2024
      dleeoutsideaddreportactivity #50050011
      Mar 15, 2024 @ 4:36pm
      Mar 15, 2024
      Hannahf1iw0Swishlistrouteactivity #49558079
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 8:58am
      Feb 26, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      CliffJenningsreportEstuary TrailTwo logs across the trail after high tides
      Jan 9, 2023 @ 11:10am
      Jan 9, 2023
      CliffJenningsreportEstuary TrailTwo logs across estuary trail after high tides
      Jan 9, 2023 @ 11:09am
      Jan 9, 2023
      CliffJenningsreportEstuary TrailTwo logs across the trail after high tides
      Jan 9, 2023 @ 11:04am
      Jan 9, 2023
      vladsofronovtrailOld North Dyke TrailCurrently almost not passable due to the water...
      Jan 5, 2023 @ 11:23am
      Jan 5, 2023
      maggiedurkintrailSwan Trail MiddleJust as mellow as the other gravel trails by...
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:13pm
      Mar 28, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Smoke Bluffs Park 1 11.2 km
      Valleycliffe 8 29 22 102.3 km
      Diamond Head 4 41 32 114.4 km
      Brackendale 19 15.1 km
      Alice Lake & Highlands 12 41 38 165.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike117 miles89 ft2 miles23 ft
      #2,108#155297451,180
      E-Bike76 miles75 ft1 mile16 ft
      6950
      Hike1811 miles705 ft3 miles938 ft
      #1,626#125298751385
      Trail Running149 miles663 ft2 miles938 ft
      #1,631#1237323,767
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