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“Urban wilderness in Bellingham, WA” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whatcom Falls Park

Whatcom Falls Park
1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
360 778 7000
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Ranked #1 of 31 attractions in Bellingham
Type: Waterfalls, Playgrounds, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Hiking Trails, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Urban wilderness in Bellingham, WA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a gem! There are forested trails, a creek, a fish hatchery, lawns and tennis courts all just feet away from neighborhoods and even a mini-market. This is a very popular space for locals who enjoy walking, picnicking, swimming and just enjoying the wilderness setting without a long drive.

Visited August 2013
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Minnesota
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“Great Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We only did a search for the town because we were staying overnight to do a whale tour. This was the best surprise ever! It is beautiful and you could walk and explore around forever. Hidden treasure. Favorite part was watching locals jump into the hidden lagoon. Would definitely stop again. Totally free too!

Visited July 2013
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“What a breathtaking spot in Bellingham”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We did this as a side trip - recommended by some travel book and boy are we glad we stopped. Beautiful waterfall, lovely woods, trails everywhere. You could walk down near the stream and it was simply lovely. Parking ample - don't miss this during your trip

Visited August 2013
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“Great trails!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This park has it all.walking and steeper hailing trails , pond for fishing, playground and tennis courts, picnic areas, and a beautiful waterfall!

Visited August 2013
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Bellingham, Washington
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“Beautiful falls & a great trail to walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

There are two parking lots to pick from, one off Lakeway & one from electric. Both entrances have playgrounds. Parking lot at the Lakeway entrance makes it easy to get to the bridge & the falls for anyone not able to walk far. The trail across the bridge is a great walk that loops back. Wonderful break from the city.

Visited September 2012
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