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Whatcom Falls Park

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Beaufifully groomed trails and people pick up after their dogs! Spend 30-90 minutes walking the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Molly M
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Whatcom Falls

Fast get away from daily life. It is in your backyard and absolutely beautiful. Don't miss this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carol S
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“stone bridge”(43 reviews)
“duck pond”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beaufifully groomed trails and people pick up after their dogs! Spend 30-90 minutes walking the trails and taking in the falls, trees and interpretive info boards for the fish hatchery. Not great for wheel chairs but doable with a strong person to push but great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Molly M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fast get away from daily life. It is in your backyard and absolutely beautiful. Don't miss this piece of nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutley magical. The water falls the traila the other amenities . Amazing veiws of water falls and orher great things a must see for the family

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank neno B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was super windy and threatening rain but it was a nice walk to start our day. The falls are modest but beautiful. I wish we brought our dog, they are allowed on leashes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An early morning hike over the old WPA stone bridge was quite peaceful and well worth the hike. The waterfall is near the parking lot so easy for even those who can’t walk far.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DCE60
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Experience nature at it's best. Sound of water falling, people laughing, smiling, having fun, hiking, exercising, or just strolling around, makes your trip worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TarvinderTanya
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I love looking at the beautiful waterfalls, and enjoying the lush greenery and joy of the outdoors. There are some muddy spots and mosquitoes depending on the season, but overall it is a beautiful park for a walk.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dancemeg1
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our office staff went there to take a Christmas picture. What a beautiful background it made for our photo. Great place to take a hike or just a nice quiet walk. It's a must see if you're in Bellingham and like to visit parks.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Denise W
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Loved the fish ponds and the hiking trails along the river. There is a very cute bridge over the waterfall and lots of runners enjoying the trails.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heidi1616
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have lived here in Bellingham for almost 43 yrs now. Whatcom falls is one of the most beautiful parks here! beyond easy trail, the most beautiful waterfalls in many areas of the park. endless trail that lead to the right side of Lake whatocm!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sexywolfeyes76
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23 June 2018|
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Response from SandyAmanda | Reviewed this property |
The trail is in the middle of the parking lot to the left if you are driving in. I did not do the whole trail only to the bridge where the main falls are.
Sharon W
15 July 2017|
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Response from Pocahontashiker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many places in the park to read a book. If you want to be near the falls, I would of course bring a folding chair or spread a blanket.
26 October 2016|
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Response from Charisse H | Reviewed this property |
you can do in as little as 10 minutes. the falls are right off the parking lot. if you follow the trails you can walk for as long as you'd like.