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Address: 1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
Phone Number: +1 360-778-7000
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Bellingham's best kept "secret".

Like a hidden garden in the middle of Bellingham, Whatcom Falls Park has been the center of memories for generations of Bellingham families. There's no more picturesque picnic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lynden, Washington, United States
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Lynden, Washington, United States
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like a hidden garden in the middle of Bellingham, Whatcom Falls Park has been the center of memories for generations of Bellingham families. There's no more picturesque picnic spot, than upon the flat rocks at the head of the falls, whether on a hot summer day or autumn afternoon. And, there's no more refreshing swim than at the base of... More 

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corvallis, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellingham has more natural resources, parks and outdoor adventures than many other similar sized towns. But when you want to get out, hike, enjoy nature and just be with your family this is our families favorite when we visit Bellingham!

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Thank M R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the trails at the park, the kids playgrounds, the falls, and upper wading and swim area. Water was cold but refreshing. Good to go mid week mid day. Not crowded at all. Washroom located by middle small kids playground. Hatchery was closed during our visit; not sure if this is temporary or permanent. We love this park and... More 

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Thank busdepollo
Washington DC
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gen of a park in outskirts of town. The waterfalls were spectacular- full of old growth trees and nice walking trails. It's a great nature escape 10 Minutes from downtown. Highly recommend

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is right near a relative and I've always loved to walk here. Lots of trails and accesses from Lake Whatcom to Woburn St. Fish hatchery is in here and some impressive Chuckanut Sandstone boulders, including those forming the mail falls. There is also a lovely WPA Stone Bridge near the fish hatchery. For neighbors it's a perfect walking... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is great for solo walking, and fun times with family or friends. The trail is nice and shaded for the most part.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trails with several waterfalls and beautiful NW forest. You can go for miles if you want. Connects to the Railroad trail to take you to the Barkley neighborhood and Sunnyland, as well as to Lake Whatcom in the other direction. Park at the lot off of Silver Beach Road (closest to Whatcom Falls) or at Bloedel Donovan Park (you... More 

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Thank Barbara H
Bellingham, Washington
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to this park a few times and the falls were a trickle after a more dry summer. We went after a heavy rain and it was beautiful! Great paths and a popular park for hikers and dog walkers.

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a couple of hours to kills before crossing the border back into Canada. and went to see these falls. We did not know that we had entered a back entrance above the Falls, but this gave us a trip past the fish hatchery. We could hear the falls though and carried on walking to towards them. What a... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family-type excursion; beautiful falls. Other fun activities nearby, such as railroad, café, wine bar, ice cream.

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