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Peace Arch State Park

Closed Now: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Beauty Abounds

Beautiful area. It is very peaceful. Avoid the parking charges by taking an alternate way to the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
763ajs
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Vancouver, Washington
Visit with a senior center trip

It is an awe inspiring park and arch. The beauty of it all was enjoyed by all of us on the trip... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
mbark56
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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All reviews canadian side peace arch cross the border beautiful flowers united states take pictures stretch your legs discovery pass through customs stop and smell the roses nice stop ten minutes awe inspiring duty free store outdoor sculptures canadian flag nice place for a picnic
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Beautiful area. It is very peaceful. Avoid the parking charges by taking an alternate way to the park. You can sit and take advantage of being in between two countries. We had great weather which made it even more pleasurable. Take a few minutes and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 763ajs
Reviewed 13 October 2018

It is an awe inspiring park and arch. The beauty of it all was enjoyed by all of us on the trip. Also a great display showing how the Peach Arch came into being. Will go back again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mbark56
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit to think you are in 2 countries at the same time. Really unique. Did not know abt this place until I visited No. WA. A must if you are in this area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This is the US portion of the international park and is accessible from 2nd street in Blaine. One can avoid the parking charges by parking in Blaine and walk about ten minutes to the park. The highlight are the nicely manicured rose and flower beds....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A delightful series of outdoor concerts on Sunday afternoons. Chairs set up under the large trees, small enough venue to be close to the performers, and wonderful fun watching the car lines backed up to cross the border.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ch00seyon3
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We stopped here for restroom break and last minute souvenir shopping. The store is huge with different departments - huge liquor department - food - fragrance - jewelry - and clothing. I ended up finding a Vancouver sweatshirt and that is one thing that I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tonya
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This park is at the border of the US and Canada where the cars line up to get to the other side. Beautiful flowers and landscaping. Was a rainy day. Saw some views of the water. Has a bathroom facility. Discovery pass for parking on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank amy p
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Each visit to Peace Arch State Park provides lovely views, wonderful gardens and flowers and inspiration. The monument is a wonderful reminder of the connection between our country and our neighbor tho the North. The gardens are always kept so nicely, and in summer the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful state park where you can walk into Canada without a passport! Park grounds are clean and manicured. There are colorful flower gardens, a cute little gazebo, lily ponds, art sculptures and wonderful views of Canada and Washington state. Parking is $10 unless you have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kristymichael1970
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Peace Arch park at the Blaine crossing is just beautiful. The grounds are always kept up.....bushes trimmed, lawns mowed, flowers planted and tended. Loved how they made a Canadian flag out of flowers. There is a spot where you can stand between the two...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Sona D
26 August 2018|
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Response from WhatintheSamHill2016 | Property representative |
The park is very well monitored by the authorities (cameras) on both sides of the border.
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Amin H
21 August 2018|
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Response from mermaid0429 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk the grounds but there is not a place to buy food
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Lion M
15 August 2018|
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Response from rmcgrew2 | Reviewed this property |
You can be in the park and return home without issue or inspection unless you’re acting suspiciously.
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