Mamquam Road to Elfin Lakes closed in Squamish, use bypass via Boulevard Road

The gravel uphill section of Mamquam Road toward Quest University, Ring Creek, Garibaldi Provincial Park and Elfin Lakes will be closed to vehicle traffic until further notice due to safety concerns, effective immediately. See

However there is an easy detour which allows you to still get to Elfin Lakes :

  • drive north on Hwy 99 about 4 km past downtown Squamish
  • follow signs to Garibaldi Park Diamond Head and Quest University
  • turn right onto Mamquam Road : leave Hwy 99 just before Canadian Tire
  • after about 600m turn left on Highland Way S
  • at 1st roundabout turn right onto The Boulevard aka University Boulevard
  • at next roundabout go straight : continue along Boulevard
  • at 3rd roundabout near Quest University follow signs to Garibaldi Park
  • this will bring you back to Mamquam Road
  • turn left on Mamquam Road