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Address: Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA

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Great Recreational Area

For a fall day a lot of people were out and about walking, golfing and out sailing in the lake. A little windy today but the sun was out and everyone was taking advantage of a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Buttercup5687
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a fall day a lot of people were out and about walking, golfing and out sailing in the lake. A little windy today but the sun was out and everyone was taking advantage of a great fall day. A huge lake and good access to enjoy yourself

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Chiang Mai
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Huge lake, helps to have your own transport to get to/from lake from town. Free parking, no admission fees. Miles long........plenty of walking opportunities on safe trails.

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Thank SquashAddict
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the beach at Lake Whatcom. We drove around a portion of the lake and loved the scenery. Homes are very pretty and the lake is enormous.

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Thank Becky B
Port Moody, Canada
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292 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

The lake provides a lovely setting for a ride or drive in a mobile cage along its shore. Not typical of mountain lakes in shape and that is refreshing.

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Thank bryanharnett
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

My husband and I are middle aged, novice bike riders but we rented bikes in Bellingham, stuffed the in the back of our SUV and drove out to the trail at Whatscom Lake (the Hertz trail, I think it is, at the end of the road). It was relatively flat -- a few small hills but no many -- and... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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74 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

My brother lives in the neighborhood and we came here for a family sunset picnic. We made fresh soft tacos with sautéed veggies and rice beside the lake and watched the sun set. It is stunning. They have a dog park nearby, but a dog free area with charcoal grills near the water. It was very nice. We saw a... More 

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Thank Elise W
Forest Hills, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed at a B & B on the lake, and had a great time. there was plenty of water sports activity all around, yet the lake was serenely quiet.

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Hereford, AZ
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172 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This was an unplanned hike. I was driving along the lake, saw the sign, and decided to do a short walk with my dogs before resuming my road trip. Signs are well-marked to this place and there is no fee. A toilet is by the trail head. The main trail is the Hertz trail listed as 3.1 miles long, which... More 

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Thank conniegum
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

Beautiful area….many hiking choices and not very crowded. The trails are well marked and mapped. People are very reserved …not a lot of eye contact or greeting which depending on your personality or expectation, is good or bad.

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Seattle, Washington
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136 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The lake is quite large and had a wonderful beach nearby. You just have to watch out for all the goose poop. I brought my dog with me and she enjoyed chasing balls in the water.

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