Whatcom Falls Park, Bellingham

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Find yourself surrounded by stunning greenery and waterfalls among the 97 hectares (240 acres) of Whatcom Falls Park. Many miles of walking trails guide visitors over moss- and fern-covered stone bridges and past bubbling creeks. You can enjoy the fishing pond, tennis courts, athletic fields, and playgrounds on offer in this lush haven. Indulge your inner daredevil at Whirlpool Falls, where a 9.1 m (30 ft) drop sends divers plunging into the whirlpool below. Explore the fish hatchery, or settle in at one of the picnic tables for a barbeque meal and peaceful retreat. By using our Bellingham holiday maker , you can arrange your visit to Whatcom Falls Park and other attractions in Bellingham.
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  • Great trails and history too.. Water flowing out of Whatcom lake, running through salmon reading ponds and over noisy falls. All set in an accessible nice park.  more »
  • I love walking the trails there with friends and dogs. The waterfalls are beautiful. Some of the trails aren't paves so they can get a little muddy when it rains. The best time of year to go, from my ...  more »
  • easy to get lost here for a while, you can also take a look at the adjacent fish hatchery. I had visitors for Seattle and we had a great hike above the falls and along the river. accessible for most o...  more »
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  • Nice place go with kids or just for a casual stroll. The falls is beautiful. Several small, casual trail options through the park and beyond the falls. The park and falls are very close to one of the parking lots available. I had been to this place on a Sunday morning and it was a little crowded. It is spread over a very large area, so the crowd might not really be a concern. There's a little pond with lots of ducks. There's also a fish hatchery.
  • My kids and I absolutely live coming n here in the summer! The trails are beautiful and very well maintained. The little kids park is good and I live that you can barbecue here. 💗💗💗
  • A surprising find in the middle of town. Use Google Maps for directions and stop be to see a beautiful sight. The falls are a short walk from the parking lot. There are playgrounds and picnic tables. Take an afternoon off and visit this beautiful spot.
  • Bellingham has so many Gems and this is truly one of my favourites! Short walk, long walk, medium walk or playground! You pick so many options so much fun for the entire family great spot to spend an afternoon. Lots of different parking options just great all around!
  • GREAT PARK WITH SO MUCH TO EXPLORE. I used to lead classes through this park and can't say enough about it. It contains part of our water system and a fish hatchery. The falls are beautiful when running hard. Watch for dipper birds and even crawdads.
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