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Whatcom Falls Park

1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
+1 360-778-7000
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Beautiful, and you can watch people optionally risk their lives

Amazingly beautiful park with terrific and moderately challenging paths. Close to Bellingham... read more

Reviewed yesterday
johndonaldfaflunky
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North Carolina
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A peaceful place to recharge

This is a peaceful, cool and restful place on a hot summer day. There are waterfall and bridge that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chong K
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“fish hatchery” (99 reviews)
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1401 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229-2435
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+1 360-778-7000
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"easy hiking"
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"great trails"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazingly beautiful park with terrific and moderately challenging paths. Close to Bellingham downtown. One interesting side activity is watching adults, who presumably have little to live for and/or have failed to find meaning or excitement in their lives, jump off rocks into water that is...More

Thank johndonaldfaflunky
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a peaceful, cool and restful place on a hot summer day. There are waterfall and bridge that are very attractive to take pictures.

Thank Chong K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful, cool wooded park with multiple cascades and swimming holes. Great on a hot day, and many trails to hike or run.

Thank orygungal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful place to visit trails well taken care of. lots of places to stop and cool your feet.parking rest rooms.

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to swim, walk, run, or just spend an afternoon exploring. The trails are magical on a sunny day and the water feels great!

Thank Amanda G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whatcom Falls Park offers a great collection of walking and biking trails. Most are nice and flat, wide enough to walk together. There are some more rough trails, but they are optional. Good views overlooking forests, streams and waterfalls. Also some nice open grass areas...More

Thank Tom G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful water fall and a very nice creekside trail in forest. Whatcom creek winds its way down from the upper levels of town to spill into Bellingham Bay. Source of the creek (really a small river) is beautiful Lake Whatcom. The falls are just below...More

Thank David1143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit this gem. We went in not knowing what to expect, maybe a short little hike. We came across a gorgeous oasis. Take towels and water shoes.

1  Thank NonaWolfman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love stopping by Whatcom Falls Park with guests from out of town. It feels like you're deep in nature with the gorgeous waterfalls and streams running through the park... but still just steps away from the parking lot. Great for seniors as the trails...More

3  Thank PixWinnipeg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park and trails that are extremely relaxing. Would recommend taking a dip at the bottom of one of the falls.

Thank Tara P
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Quilt-Shop-Scout
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.
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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.
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jamiemacdonald
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.
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