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Peace Arch State Park

19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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All I can say is leave plenty of time if you are a foreigner

This is a review on crossing over from Canada to the US. Leave plenty of time it is a long process... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
aussietraveller59
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Wyong, Australia
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Educational State Park

This Border Peace Arch State Park was very beautiful it was kind of a botanical Park, no passport... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birgit J
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San Jose, California
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The park is open daily 8am to dusk. Visiting the park and its amenities is FREE. However there is a $10 per day parking fee to use the state park parking area. Walking tour, gardens, interpretive displays, bird watching, playground. Pets are welcome on leash. Annual sculpture exhibition May 1st, to October 1st. Annual sundae afternoon concert series in August.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a review on crossing over from Canada to the US. Leave plenty of time it is a long process if you are not a Canadian or US resident. To get to the front of the queue took us 1 hour. Then we had...More

Thank aussietraveller59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Border Peace Arch State Park was very beautiful it was kind of a botanical Park, no passport needed you can walk around while within the park US or Canada site. It's definitely a must see Park. You can even bring the dog and your...More

Thank Birgit J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's cool but I was a little shocked by how open the US and Canadian border is here. I expected to see at least a fence.

Thank SailingCrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for a picnic of you are crossing the border. Very attractive and peaceful. Bring some food and enjoy.

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We love this park it's just a beautiful place to spend the day and have a picnic take some pictures take a nice walk.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I have heard of people getting married at/near the Peace Arch. I would not assume it is because the area is beautiful, it is because it is on the border of the US and Canada. While it may technically be a state park, it is...More

Thank tlawish
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This park straddles the US - Canadian border. You can physically stand on both sides of the border simultaneously, which is kind of cool! There are at least three locations that mark the border. The Peace Arch was built to commemorate 100 yr. of a...More

Thank Camille C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have been by it many times but first time to stop in. I was surprised by its size and beauty. We enjoyed racing the grounds, seeing the beautiful flowers and the stones on the ground telling you what the plants name was you were...More

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A good distraction while waiting to cross the border. It did speak to the current political climate with Trump in power. The arch is just before the border. The passengers can get off the car and take a picture whilst the car crawls towards the...More

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is at the Canada US border, so you can take a break looking around, but it is nothing spectacular.

Thank DTS_59
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Samra B
23 June 2017|
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Response from Gweneth N | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sambra, I take it that one of you is American and the other Canadian? There are no neutral businesses (stores or motels )on the border. The park is closely monitored by the border patrol..
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Katherine Y
31 March 2017|
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Response from Gweneth N | Reviewed this property |
You need a passport to cross the border . Before 911 you could cross with other government issued ID. Since 911 things are tighter. As you are on the Canadian side you can go into the Duty Free bit you can only purchase if... More
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Karla M
9 November 2016|
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Response from simpleyme | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the park and walk to the arch and be a little bit in Canada it is fun and lots of picture ops. It does cost 10 dollars to park . You never drive across the border so no passport is needed as long as you... More
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