West Coast Native Tradition

The History of August Jack


August Jack

Squamish is the Pacific Coast playground where the ocean and mountains converge. The August Jack offers variety of exciting activities and experiences to be enjoyed throughout the four seasons. For more information get in touch with us today.

A short drive on the scenic sea-to-sky highway takes you to Squamish, known as the outdoor capital of Canada for its diverse range of activities including world-class hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing, kitesurfing, snowmobiling, river rafting, and many more.

Located in downtown Squamish is the August Jack Motel, est. in 1969 and named after an elderly chief of The Squamish Nation. Today, August Jack is a community staple, a center for the arts and culture, on the cusp of a rebirth.
August Jack Motel offers fully renovated suites with a kitchenette and views of the Chief Mountain, a granitic dome towering over the motel & downtown Squamish.

Surrounded by parks and spectacular nature, August Jack is within minutes of major outdoor attractions like the Sea to Sky Gondola, the Chief Mountain, Shannon Falls, “The Spit” Estuary, and a 10-minute drive to Furry Creek Golf Club and 45 min. to the world-class ski resort of Whistler.