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Whatcom Falls Park

1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
+1 360-778-7000
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Great for a peaceful walk or jog

Hidden in what appears to be the middle of the city is this park with falls. Trees shade mostly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
San Diego, California

The falls are very beautiful and peaceful to watch. A walk along the path is quite delightful. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charlotte S
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
+1 360-778-7000
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Reviewed yesterday

Hidden in what appears to be the middle of the city is this park with falls. Trees shade mostly the entire trail and the terrain is comfortable for jogging and walking. Easy access from the parking and not long of a loop. You will see...More

Thank thelopezz
Reviewed yesterday

The falls are very beautiful and peaceful to watch. A walk along the path is quite delightful. I really love the bridge and the history.

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When I first arrived here I complained about the rain. But now that summer is here it's absolutely gorgeous. This is the perfect place to take the kids for a nice hike or just a family get-together.

Thank Vivienne S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice place for an afternoon walk. It's a clean park in a college town (Western Washington University) and a good place to get out and streach your legs. Very Peaceful!

Thank Don E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of opportunities for pictures, bird watching, and getting in your daily steps. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy!

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We parked by the playground on the Eastside of the park and walking to the falls was about .3 of a mile on well maintained gravel road. The bridge was beautiful then we walked a little further and went down to a swimming hole and...More

Thank Marknjacki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family here for a picnic and hike. Very nice marked trails made for easy navigation and good exercise.

Thank bm93travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an easy walk to the falls, with bubbling river along the way; lovely view, smallish parking lot.

Thank TravelingGranny1943
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of Bellingham's true gems. The highlight is the stone bridge built by the WPA nearly 80 years ago. As you walk across the bridge you have a terrific view of Whatcom Falls. There are plenty of trails throughout the park. Other highlights...More

Thank proulet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to take a walk through the forest on a hot summer day. People were swimming and/or lounging in the various small pools of water. The falls were nice as well. Our dogs had a great time as well.

Thank Roamer73
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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.
October 25, 2016|
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Response from EJJourney | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would download a pdf of the available trails, there are 3-5 miles of trails in the park, but at least an hour on the main trail. There is a PDF of the trails you can dowload, I can't post a link here, as it's... More
August 7, 2016|
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Response from amanita80 | Reviewed this property |
Yup! Completely free.