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Larrabee State Park

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Address: Bellingham, WA
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We made a mistake and took the First Larrabee State park sign and ended up on top of a mountain... It was kinda cool, but it wasn't the beach. We finally found the correct part... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2014
Spokane, Washington
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Victoria, Canada
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105 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2015

3 stars does not reflect how nice the park really is. We were disappointed that a state pass must be purchased prior to visiting the park. We were willing to pay a fee of some sort, however, as we did not know about the pass and as being from out of state, we had to leave. Buy a state pass... More 

3 Thank DuncanColumbia
Seattle, WA
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2015

I've biked through Larrabee a number of times, and loved it: rolling hills keep up a sweat, while the views open and close, with glimpses of the Sound and the islands on the other side. This time, we had a car; our B&B owner suggested we check out the newly-opened Rock Trail. The WTA has opened this new trail, working... More 

1 Thank DanFromSeattle
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I spent about 2 hours hiking here, hiking at water level and up fairly high among regal trees. It was all beautiful. My wife did a 3 hour hike the next day. We both loved it.

Thank BillBMN
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2014

The BAD!!! Trains run all night long, creating so much noise I hardly slept. We only stayed one night because I cannot stand the noise and I don't want to get another sleepless night. There are signs in the park that says 'Excessive Train Noise'. So I thought that if I camped as far away from the trains, I will... More 

1 Thank Charles C
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53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of Bellingham's treasures. A great place to take the family or go solo and wander the paths along the shoreline and rocky areas. Great view of the bay. A must visit.

Thank Flowerstoo
Spokane, Washington
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113 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2014

We made a mistake and took the First Larrabee State park sign and ended up on top of a mountain... It was kinda cool, but it wasn't the beach. We finally found the correct part of the park a few minutes south on Chuckanut Drive. It's a nice short walk to the beach with beautiful views. I'm looking forward to... More 

1 Thank jane850
Raleigh, North Carolina
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120 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2014

The park was very beautiful. Digging clams on the beach was fun and kids loved it. A great day trip from Seattle.

Thank JYCaryNC
Kirkland, WA
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165 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Camped at Larrabee State Park for 2 nights in August 2014. It is in a gorgeous spot, and was very close to the launch spot for a kayaking trip with Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures. The park itself is beautiful. The only reason I'm giving this 4 stars is because the campsites are very close together, and there is a train... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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157 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went trailer camping during summer time to Larrabee and we liked this park a lot. Good size camping spaces, easy trails and marvelous views from the rocky shore! Just great! You can spend hours sitting in those gorgeous rocks taking pictures and finding inner peace... l Great scenic photography! Quiet and peaceful except when the train passes by (a... More 

Thank Angela_Travelers
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2014

Park your car right on Chuckanut Drive (near the park entrance) and take your pick of hiking trails either downward to the rock cliffs perched about Bellingham Bay, or hike up the mountain to see a really nice birds eye view of Bellingham Bay. Continue on upwards on the trail to Fragrance Lake and maybe even take a refreshing dip... More 

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