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Larrabee State Park

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Address: Bellingham, WA
Phone Number: 360-902-8844
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Beautiful coast, worthwhile for a short trip

I went to see the honestly stunning coast of Larrabee State Park. Be prepared to pay $10 for the day. You'll definitely want to explore the area a bit. Try laying out on some of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to see the honestly stunning coast of Larrabee State Park. Be prepared to pay $10 for the day. You'll definitely want to explore the area a bit. Try laying out on some of the rocks, and listen to the water you'll have a very relaxing time. I think it's most worthwhile if you have the annual Washington state... More 

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A definite contrast to Fairhaven. Loved the place. Chuckanut Drive is an incredible drive. Try going the whole way from Bellingham to Burlington, you won't regret it.

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super pretty scenery! Explore Chuckanut Drive and be sure to stop at Laraby State Park and hike down to the water. Huge purple starfish are all over the rocks in the water. And you can't beat the view. Just gorgeous! Clean public restrooms too.

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Sandusky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a beautiful family area. Lots of things for people to do. Very relaxing and plenty of trails to keep you busy all day.

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a bit put off by the $10 day use fee, especially considering the beach is so small. I stayed only for a little bit, as I didn't want to pay $10 to sit on a beach. But if you are going to visit other State Parks in the area (there are plenty) then it would be worth it.

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Hereford, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Camping is $25 a night for an economy site. Showers are 75 cents (three quarters). Sites are shaded and roomy. The campground locks its gate at 10pm and opens it again at 6:30am. There are trails right across WA11 that take you up Chuckanut Mountain with views of the bay. The trails are popular. If you don't camp at the... More 

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Old forest with giant ferns underneath. There are a couple oyster farms with places to grab some nearby. While there are multiple hiking trails in the area, I'd recommend Oyster Dome if you are up for it. It's a six mile hike with 2,000 foot elevation over trails that can be a bit rocky in places. It taught me I... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is a staple of our camping summer every year. The only downside is the train tracks run through the park. I understand this has bothered some campers. I haven't ever been bothered. If you want to ride bikes there is both mtn biking nearby and the interurban trail across the road if you prefer something more tame. I don't... More 

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Santa Fe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Larrabee Park Entrance is easy to find on Chuckanut Drive. Parking area is small and I think would fill quickly on a weekend. It is a pay area but you can call an dpay by credit card or use cash with the envelopes. I hiked the Fragrance Lake Trail which is a 5 mile RT hike with about 1000 ft... More 

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

this park is excellent: beautiful views, a private inlet to explore, second growth forests all within close proximity of bellingham. Do not go here with the intent on camping overnight unless it is the only option available. The road is directly adjacent to the campground and is quite loud. Even louder is the freight train that runs extremely close and... More 

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