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If you like a stroll through the trees with runners, high school cross country team, and dogs (but no bikes allowed), these trails are for you. Trails wind up & down & along a hill in the trees. A bore.
One can drive practically to the tower or enter on trails from campus. We took this walk today from the trail head at the end of Jersey Street. Our goal was the tower since we had heard that some clearing of trees had taken place,...More
First of all it's free! Wonderful place to walk among huge trees, ferns, secluded landscape. We went to the tower and climbed for the view, however, the tall trees and forest obstruct a lot of what you would expect to see.
There is a wonderful network of trails with moderate elevation gains right in the middle of Bellingham. Climb the view tower for peeks of Mt. Baker, the city and the bay. Planned view trimming of the trees should soon expand the vista.
One thing that is lovely about Bellingham is that there are so many trails and walks in wooded areas without having to leave the city. The arboretum offers a variety of trails that snake all around the mountain and the backside of Western Washington's campus....More
A great place to walk, run on forested trails right in the middle of town. You may see owls, ravens, pileated wood peckers and more. This is probably the most underutilized green space in town. We are very lucky to have it
If you like walking in the deep gloom of an unbroken Douglas fir forest, you will love this "arboretum."
Just keep in mind that it is not an arboretum in the sense conventionally used elsewhere. This is just native monoculture Douglas fir forest, not a...More
Yes we drove to the top at the end of the drive. We had tried parking on the East side but there were no parking signs within the residential area. Maybe try around the university as there may be paid parking. Do try again... More
Yes we drove to the top at the end of the drive. We had tried parking on the East side but there were no parking signs within the residential area. Maybe try around the university as there may be paid parking. Do try again as it was a wonderful walk.