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Address: E. Laurel St., Boulevard Park, Bellingham, WA

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A Beautiful Bayside Trail

Bellingham is a wonderful place to live, because you don't even have to leave town to have a vacation. There is so much to do in town. From Downtown Bellingham, if you have a hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Bellingham is a wonderful place to live, because you don't even have to leave town to have a vacation. There is so much to do in town. From Downtown Bellingham, if you have a hour or so, you can catch the South Bay Trail, which features wooded shady stretches and great views out to the bay. The trail can be... More 

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Fullerton, California
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64 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

An urban trail, alongside the water, with a very pleasant view. Very well used, so you won't be on your own on a weekend. Cared for trail for the most part and an easy walk.

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Seattle, WA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Even with a chill in the air, no one was dissuaded from this pleasant walk along the beachside, along a long dockside, and into Fairhaven. The pleasant stop halfway through for coffee made the trip perfect.

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Langley City, Canada
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69 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Out over the ocean, beside the ocean, through a park and down a nature trail. Lovely, breath taking and enjoyable every single time.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Next time you visit Bellingham, make sure to detour to the Fairhaven District and take a walk along this beautiful trail. Then stop for lunch at one of the great restaurants in the area.

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Independence, Oregon, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

An urban trail that's quiet, clean and scenic. Whether by foot or bike, this is a great way to get from south Bellingham to Fairhaven. Much of the trail is within Boulevard Park and the park has waterfront and facility options. Taylor Dock is a short detour worth the time.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Flat, wide trail that skirts the shore of South Lake Whatcom, this old railroad grade offers hikers spectacular fall colors and beautiful lake views. Walk from parking lot to shore can sometimes be muddy after heavy rain and the boardwalk a bit slippery. Great for walking, running biking, strollers. Ends at about the 3 mile mark (chain link fence). For... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have visited Fairhaven before and find it to be a gem of a place with great stores and eateries. We took the trail for a late summer walk and found it to be as wonderful. From the signs posted there are plans in place to extend the walkway over the water, so we can't wait to explore that when... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I live the seafront in Bellingham, definitely a must see and do for anyone visiting this beautiful little gem of a city by the sea. Love this place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Enjoy the waterfront of Bellingham from the City to Fairhaven (3 miles round trip) and take in a beach or cafe stop. Crowded on sunny days but always a friendly and casual place to meet friends.

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Address: Address: E. Laurel St., Boulevard Park, Bellingham, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham

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