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Stawamus Chief Park, Squamish

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Take in views of pristine surroundings as you hike one of the many trails at Stawamus Chief Park. The park spans for 5 sq km (1.9 sq mi) and takes visitors past mountains, trees, and lakes. Tackle The Chief trail to head to the park's main attraction, an impressive rock formation of the same name. Following a tough hike, reward yourself with panoramic views from atop the 700 m (2,297 ft) tall granite monolith, which stands above the waters of the nearby Howe Cove. It's commonly believed that this is the second largest granite monolith in the world. To visit Stawamus Chief Park and other attractions in Squamish, use our Squamish travel itinerary maker.
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  • Hike to do... at least for the 1st pic must have some physical form because to achieve only the first peak, need you to climb the stairs in stone and wood, climb certain passages :) But the goal will be a superb landscape. Allow minimum 3-4 hours of hiking with break... and better do it with a sunny weather.
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  • Take lots of water and snacks and go on a nice day. This hike is still doable in the rain but not as rewarding of a view if its overcast and also dangerous when wet. This hike requires sure footing an...  more »
  • One that you have to do if you are visiting. It's a challenging route and can often be quite slippery but it is well worth it when you get to the peak. The first peak is the aim to get the view you ne...  more »