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Whatcom Falls Park

Puget Sound and Islands

Location

Puget Sound and Islands -- Bellingham Area
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Length

4.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Gain: 50 ft.

Rating

4.20 out of 5

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WTA worked here: 2020
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 
 

There are three and a half miles of trails in Whatcom Falls Park. Many routes wind through the forests here, some overlooking the creek gorge and still pools. Some wind through open meadows, while others stay in deep forest.

A WPA-built stone bridge greets visitors, just 100 yards from the parking area. It's a beautiful, mossy wonder that makes a great destination in and of itself, though further wandering in the park is a fantastic day outing.

Connect to Bloedel Donovan Park, the Railroad Trail, or do a one-mile loop in the park by beginning in the Silver Beach Road parking area, near the stone bridge at the main falls.

 

Whatcom Falls Park

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.7525, -122.4280 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands -- Bellingham Area

City of Bellingham

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Guidebooks & Maps

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Getting There

From I-5, take exit 253 to Lakeway Drive. Continue east on Lakeway Drive for just under 1.5 miles. Turn left onto Silver Beach Rd and follow that into the park.

This park is also accessible using the Whatcom Transit Authority buses 16, 40, 41, or 11 Geneva.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 

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