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Larrabee State Park

Address: Bellingham, WA
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Ranked #12 of 27 Attractions in Bellingham
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors

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Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I spent about 2 hours hiking here, hiking at water level and up fairly high among regal trees. It was all beautiful. My wife did a 3 hour hike the next day. We both loved it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The BAD!!! Trains run all night long, creating so much noise I hardly slept. We only stayed one night because I cannot stand the noise and I don't want to get another sleepless night. There are signs in the park that says 'Excessive Train Noise'. So I thought that if I camped as far away from the trains, I will... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of Bellingham's treasures. A great place to take the family or go solo and wander the paths along the shoreline and rocky areas. Great view of the bay. A must visit.

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Spokane, Washington
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93 reviews 93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We made a mistake and took the First Larrabee State park sign and ended up on top of a mountain... It was kinda cool, but it wasn't the beach. We finally found the correct part of the park a few minutes south on Chuckanut Drive. It's a nice short walk to the beach with beautiful views. I'm looking forward to... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The park was very beautiful. Digging clams on the beach was fun and kids loved it. A great day trip from Seattle.

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Kirkland, WA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
54 attraction reviews
370 helpful votes 370 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Camped at Larrabee State Park for 2 nights in August 2014. It is in a gorgeous spot, and was very close to the launch spot for a kayaking trip with Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures. The park itself is beautiful. The only reason I'm giving this 4 stars is because the campsites are very close together, and there is a train... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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120 reviews 120 reviews
80 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went trailer camping during summer time to Larrabee and we liked this park a lot. Good size camping spaces, easy trails and marvelous views from the rocky shore! Just great! You can spend hours sitting in those gorgeous rocks taking pictures and finding inner peace... l Great scenic photography! Quiet and peaceful except when the train passes by (a... More 

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Bellingham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Park your car right on Chuckanut Drive (near the park entrance) and take your pick of hiking trails either downward to the rock cliffs perched about Bellingham Bay, or hike up the mountain to see a really nice birds eye view of Bellingham Bay. Continue on upwards on the trail to Fragrance Lake and maybe even take a refreshing dip... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A great stopping point on the gorgeous Chuckanut drive! Always a scenic and quiet retreat – except the moment when you can see a train roll by. Sometimes you can spot orcas and other marine life out in the bay. Another good outlook point is Teddy Bear Cove and the boat launch at Cove Road.

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Bellingham, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The park itself is great, but its a state park and you have to pay to play, which isn't right. We already pay taxes, and now they want more more to change the garbage. Ya right. Its not expensive to visit, its the purpose. Theres campsites in the park for a fee.

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