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Lake Padden Park

Bellingham, WA
+1 360-778-7000
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A Great Place For Walking

I've visited Lake Padden park many times and always enjoy the trip. There is a nice walking path... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bellingham, Washington
via mobile
Great place to walk

I love walking around Lake Padden - it's beautiful, and is a good combination of flat and sloped... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bellingham, Washington
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This 900 acre park offers several miles of walking and biking trails.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bellingham, WA
+1 360-778-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've visited Lake Padden park many times and always enjoy the trip. There is a nice walking path there that takes you around the entire lake and is very scenic. There's a playground for choldren and lots of picnic space, along with covered areas for...More

Thank csd2011
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love walking around Lake Padden - it's beautiful, and is a good combination of flat and sloped. Can be messy in the rain/colder weather but perfect place to get in a good walk in under an hour! Lots of little nooks and crannies to...More

Thank BellinghamFunnyFarm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lake and scenery was beautiful. Walked the circular lake trial, around 2.7 miles. I would rate it easy with beautiful scenery. There are side trials attached to the circular lake trail that adds distance and elevation . Lots of walker and runners.

Thank whitep446
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely. Beautiful little beaches. Loved it, so did the children. Great areas for small children and the scenery is beautiful. Activities are available although we did not participate. Brilliant day

Thank Don100259
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm staying nearby and have been drawn to the lake for quiet moments. The fact that there are no motorized boats makes it special. I will return tomorrow now that I know there are kayak and SUP rentals!

Thank BizTravelerSeattleWA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Padden is a great little lake to take kids to play or have a birthday party. They have ball fields, a playground and showers and bathrooms for those that want to take a vantage of the swim area, kayak or fish. There is also...More

Thank Carolthomas31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone at this park. Swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, dog area, bbq's and benches everywhere, great trails all along the perimeter of the lake. Love it here!

Thank kj_chin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite place to run in Bellingham. Easy 2.5ish mile loop trail around the lake, but best trails are the ones heading up into the hills above the lake. Easily make a 5-8 or more mile run up in that area. Great workout!...More

Thank RKgobears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a nice relaxing barbecue with some friends and a float on the lake. It is stunning up there I love it and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to get away for the summer. Get there early for Prime spots.

Thank Vivienne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake-side and wooded trails for hiking and exercising. Looks like people were picnicking and camping as well. Beautiful area to visit

Thank Elllend
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