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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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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 8
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 7, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      624 ft
      Total Vertical
      937 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      953 ft
      Reports
      45
      Photos
      255
      Ridden Counter
      1,851

      Photos of Squamish Estuary (Skwelwil'em) Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:33am
      Aug 23, 2021
      10 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:33am
      Aug 23, 2021
      12 |
      Aug 23, 2021 @ 9:31am
      Aug 23, 2021
      | 3 comments
      28 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:59pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      21 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      6 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:57pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      16 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:56pm
      Jan 31, 2021
      14 |
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:56pm
      Jan 31, 2021

      Videos of Squamish Estuary (Skwelwil'em) Mountain Bike

      February 28, 2022 skipping stones
      7 | Mar 2, 2022
      February 28, 2022 waterfall
      2 | Mar 2, 2022
      Sept 18, 2021 waterfall
      2 | Mar 2, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Woodpecker Loop extension
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 4:52pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryHike A large tree has been undermined &...CliffJennings
      Swan Trail North
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:14pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      Idealmaggiedurkin
      Swan Trail Middle
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:12pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      Variablemaggiedurkin
      Estuary Trail
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:09pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      Variablemaggiedurkin
      Town Dyke Trail
      Mar 24, 2022 @ 9:55pm
      Mar 24, 2022
      Idealmaggiedurkin
      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
      Connector
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      Idealsingletrackck
      Swan Trail North 2
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      Idealsingletrackck
      Woodpecker Trail
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      Idealsingletrackck

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3028803DanielTurcotteOIIwishlistrouteThe Squamish Gravel Grinder
      May 15, 2022 @ 8:11pm
      2 days
      user #2936281CliffJenningsaddreportWoodpecker Loop extension
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 4:54pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      user #1748084maggiedurkincommenttrailSwan Trail Middle
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:13pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      user #1748084maggiedurkinaddreportEstuary Trail and 3 more
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:09pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      user #2138852ericouellettriddentrailTown Dyke Trail
      Mar 25, 2022 @ 9:52pm
      Mar 25, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1748084maggiedurkintrailSwan Trail MiddleJust as mellow as the other gravel trails by...
      Mar 28, 2022 @ 9:13pm
      Mar 28, 2022
      user #2936281CliffJenningsreportWoodpecker Loop extensionA large section of the Northwest loop is in...
      Mar 13, 2022 @ 6:14pm
      Mar 13, 2022
      user #454369canadakatrailEstuary TrailMany bridges on this trail, most are barely...
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 5:28pm
      Jan 31, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Smoke Bluffs Park 11.2 km
      Valleycliffe 7 32 20 102.3 km
      Diamond Head 3 38 27 114.4 km
      Brackendale 175.1 km
      Alice Lake & Highlands 13 37 37 165.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike105 miles49 ft1 mile23 ft
      #6,064#27624455419
      E-Bike64 miles36 ft5,246 ft16 ft
      4119
      Hike157 miles623 ft2 miles938 ft
      #5,218#258230451236
      Trail Running137 miles623 ft2 miles938 ft
      #5,217#2544421,174
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