Anderson Beach (Squamish)

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  • Rec Site #:REC6276
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Description:As of May 1st, 2015, Anderson Beach is a day use only site. No camping is allowed due to the ongoing issue of unmanaged wildlife attractants, which contributed to the fatality of a young Grizzly Bear in 2014. The area is prone to flooding, so the installation of infrastructure is not feasible. Anyone found at Anderson Beach after 11pm will be fined and/or towed. It is an offence under the Recreation Regulations and the Freshwater Protection Act to drive a motorized vehicle in our around a river or fish bearing stream. No vehicles allowed to Anderson Beach. Always park and walk to the beach! Thank you for your cooperation. This is a very large sandy beach on the Squamish River. This site has no infrastructure and is for day use only. No overnight use is permitted. Always be bear aware and never leave food or garbage unattended. Please pack out all that you bring with you, this is a very important area for salmon, elk and grizzly bears. Please respect the environment. No motorized vehicles are allowed to enter the area past the parking lot at the end of Magee road.

  • Driving Directions:Driving North from Squamish on HWY 99, turn left at the Squamish Valley Road, across from Alice Lake Park turn-off. Continue on the Squamish Valley Road, staying on the left fork after the bridge over the Cheekye River. Drive for about 16.5km after this fork at the bridge. Turn Left onto Magee road. Drive all the way to the end of the road, park and walk through boulders at the end. No motorized vehicles may enter the area beyond the boulders.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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