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Address: 1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Bellingham's Best Park

Whatcom Falls Park is nestled in the city and has easy trails for the family, an abundance of birds all year round, beautiful falls, a duck pond, two playgrounds for kids, clean... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bellingham
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whatcom Falls Park is nestled in the city and has easy trails for the family, an abundance of birds all year round, beautiful falls, a duck pond, two playgrounds for kids, clean bathrooms and basketball and tennis courts. It is free and open during daylight hours.

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Bellingham, Washington
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Scenic walking trails and space for introspection. Trout pools and a fishing pond for young folks. Outstanding waterfalls.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, Canada
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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2 Thank Warm&Sunny
Bellingham, Washington
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 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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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 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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