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Whatcom Falls Park

1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
+1 360-778-7000
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A Favorite!

This is one of my favorite place to go in Bellingham! Green, quiet, and very peaceful. We saw two... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
J0n1315
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Kennewick, Washington
Beautiful walk

Went here for a hike, It was more of a walk. Beautiful place. Painters were on the bridge painting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine M
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  • Average2%
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“fish hatchery” (100 reviews)
“stone bridge” (39 reviews)
“duck pond” (12 reviews)
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1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
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+1 360-778-7000
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"swimming hole"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of my favorite place to go in Bellingham! Green, quiet, and very peaceful. We saw two deer as we drove in to the parking lot. There is a nice little playground for young kids, and some picnic tables near the parking lot....More

Thank J0n1315
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for a hike, It was more of a walk. Beautiful place. Painters were on the bridge painting the falls.

Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend an hour. Beautiful waterfalls, easy walk, lots of dogs too. Very easy to find and a great way to get some exercise in. Lucky people who live nearby.

Thank Kathleen F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few hours here in early May. The park was lovely - great weather, well-maintained trails, and the waterfalls were absolutely gorgeous. Would be a great place for a picnic lunch. They also had playgrounds for the little ones.

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in to check out the trout hatchery. I was very impressed with the park and the hatchery. The grounds were well kept, there was ample parking and the parking lot was clean. Well worth a stop if you are in the area. Lots...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I walked up to the bridge and 4 people painting plus 3 more on the ground, nice picture. I walked off the path to see the falls closer. What a sight to see very nice. Plenty of paths to go run. Restroom location in the...More

1  Thank Irene M
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The falls are worth seeing, and it's also very accessible by a level trail. Online park maps did not name every trail, so we had to just make good guesses about where we were headed. We didn't get lost and discovered that while the main...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Bellingham is so outstanding for parks within the city limits, among which Whatcom Falls Park is a delightful winner. It's big enough for a decent walk, small enough to not get lost, wooded enough and with a lovely creek and sweet small falls to be...More

Thank Elsie W
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to run with your dog. I love the sound of the waterfall. Even though you are very close to town you feel surrounded by the beauty of nature.

2  Thank morecoffee2
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Our first experience with visiting the Falls and Hatchery. Took our two big dogs, and had a lovely, peaceful morning walk through the main trails. We will be back to explore it some more - what is not to like about the calming sounds of...More

Thank MBSA8
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Sharon W
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Pocahontashiker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many places in the park to read a book. If you want to be near the falls, I would of course bring a folding chair or spread a blanket.
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jamiemacdonald
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Charisse H | Reviewed this property |
you can do in as little as 10 minutes. the falls are right off the parking lot. if you follow the trails you can walk for as long as you'd like.
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Grnycrl
August 7, 2016|
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Response from amanita80 | Reviewed this property |
Yup! Completely free.
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