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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  • This park is easily accessible and offers pretty view of the falls, quiet, forest environment, safe for all ages.  more »
  • Very scenic with several falls along the trails. Trail surfaces are well kept and not muddy, even in rainy winter months.  more »
  • There are multiple entrances to the park and trail. We visited the hatchery and walked the falls. It is an easy walk on a cool day. There are several trails. Dog friendly park.  more »
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  • Great little place to walk around. Falls are just down the trail from the parking lot. Fishery was no longer operational when we visited. Bring your bathing suit and join allot of the locals in diving off the rocks into the pool under the falls. Nice peaceful little lake on the trail as well. Great short little hike for the kids and won't bore them or tire them out.
  • Awesome cliff jumping spot for beginners. Beautiful waterfall and small trails. Perfect for family picnic. Area has good network coverage too so no worries for people who are on office duty.
  • Well kept. Gorgeous views. Pretty busy but still able to find your own space. Lots to do/see. My sons enjoyed seeing the fish. Saw salmon berries and beautiful honeysuckle. Definitely want to come back in the fall.
  • Beautifully maintained park in the middle of the city. Great place for the kids to run around in between shopping for great deals. Also dog friendly if you're into that kind of stuff. Lol.
  • Absolutely beautiful park! Really crowded and hard to find parking when we went. Still took great enjoyment from this nice little trek. Some people even were in there nice clothes and "non-walking shoes". Must see!
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