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Address: 1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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City Forest, Trails, and Waterfall

I love this park! It's like stepping into an old growth forest (well that's because it is). Great for a dog walk. The falls are stunning: winter- frozen and furious, summer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

I love this park! It's like stepping into an old growth forest (well that's because it is). Great for a dog walk. The falls are stunning: winter- frozen and furious, summer- glistening and rapid. The remnant of the old railroad trestle to the long-gone lake mill, the pond, hatchery, and the different paths all add to the charm.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Whatcom Falls is almost too good to believe! It is easily accessible, with great parking and nice trails. The Falls are pretty so matter what time of the year. Even during our drought months, it was very scenic and peaceful.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Whatcom Falls Park is in the Bellingham city limits but you would think you've driven for miles to find this beauty. Short walk from the parking lot to the falls. They are most beautiful in the Spring but there is always water flowing. Several trails will take you to more falls or to a lake. You could spend 15 minutes... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Easy to park. Easy walk to the falls. In the park: fish hatchery, picnic area, toilets, and trails. To get the best use of the trails, go to the park's website and download the park trail map before you go. Along one of the trails you can see markers for the Olympic Pipeline. You may want to learn about the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

The falls a are very close walk from the parking lot. We took several pictures and found the bridge to be very historic and nostalgic.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

I come from NW Ohio where the topography is very different, so the parks I'm used to are also very different. When I first walked into the park, I was gobsmacked. Tall trees, rushing waterfalls, honest-to-goodness hilly terrain that provided a challenge, and a fish hatchery. Wow; I thought I was in at least a state park! What a gem... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were looking for a new trail to get our power walking done and decided to try Whatcom Falls Park. It did NOT give us a workout whatsoever, but was a very pretty place for a leisurely walk, beautiful falls and picturesque ponds. A good walk for young children (with supervision!) and those who cannot handle hills or rough trails.... More 

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Lynden, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 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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