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Beautiful Park, Wish We Had More Time

We visited a wonderful rocky beach...tiny though...to view Samish Bay...some great views. Popular... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Shanghai, China
Beautiful area on Chuckanut Drive

Surrounding area with stunning views of the bay and islands in distance. However, camping is only... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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245 Chuckanut Dr, Bellingham, WA 98229-8934
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The park has at least 2 parking areas, lots of picnic tables, a few bbq pits, a stage area, and at least 2 clean restroom areas. These and trail names were not listed on the park map, so navigation was a little difficult. The map...More

5  Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

The trains go by frequently and they either wake you or keep you awake. There is no IDEAL campsite to avoid the noise, but try to get a site to the east side of the campground.

5  Thank shirleyc596
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We visited a wonderful rocky beach...tiny though...to view Samish Bay...some great views. Popular location as there were people continuously hiking to and leaving the beach area. There are a number of hiking trails and other lookout points as well. Next time we'll allow more time...More

Thank Mahoo95
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Beautiful place to hike. There are plenty of places to stop and take photos of the beautiful scenery. Definitely nice to stop and take in the fresh air. We felt safe walking through the park as well.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Surrounding area with stunning views of the bay and islands in distance. However, camping is only in the wooded area (which is not bad but darkish) and close by camp spaces. Was over crowded when we were there and did not feel much privacy. Hikes...More

Thank CindyBTrips
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Larrabee State Park off Chuckanut Drive Bellingham WA is a lovely picnic spot for us on our way to Seattle WA. Nice to escape from the highway scenery fr a quick picnic break.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We crossed the border to hike to the Raptor Ridge Overlook. We went the wrong way last time so wanted to try again. The trail had a few view points along the way with one short steep spot. This time we made it! It was...More

Thank D4wong
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Although there an entrance fee to gain access to the beach it is well worth the fee - take a walk around the cliff top and soak up the view.

Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific Northwest w/ this easily accessible State Park entrances.

Thank E6853XCsuzannec
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very noisy park due to the trains. This was a traveling overnight stay. Little or no sleep thanks to the trains that go by about every half hour. They blow their horns at least three times every passing. Add the helicopters and planes heading to...More

1  Thank tintype64
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

While it has small beach access this is a special place. Grab a bottle of wine and a picnic and watch the sunset.

Thank pmckeow
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Easy to get to and amazing sunsets, just the right way to spend the day. The park has wonderful facilities for everybody. The northern most bit has a small parking area and a boat launch. It is quite a sheltered cove and easy to launch...More

1  Thank tomwU3799VH
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Response from nettnutt | Reviewed this property |
No, I wouldn't be afraid. Cougars and bears are usually scared off by dog's barking.
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3 May 2015|
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Response from Christopher H | Reviewed this property |
About every 15 - 30 minutes.