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Gorgeous park

Loved our walk through here. Take your togs on a hot day and cool off or just enjoy the trails... read more

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Shona S
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Beautiful, and you can watch people optionally risk their lives

Amazingly beautiful park with terrific and moderately challenging paths. Close to Bellingham... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johndonaldfaflunky
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North Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved our walk through here. Take your togs on a hot day and cool off or just enjoy the trails. Easy to access on the bus.

Thank Shona S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful park with terrific and moderately challenging paths. Close to Bellingham downtown. One interesting side activity is watching adults, who presumably have little to live for and/or have failed to find meaning or excitement in their lives, jump off rocks into water that is...More

4  Thank johndonaldfaflunky
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a peaceful, cool and restful place on a hot summer day. There are waterfall and bridge that are very attractive to take pictures.

Thank Chong K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, cool wooded park with multiple cascades and swimming holes. Great on a hot day, and many trails to hike or run.

Thank orygungal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful place to visit trails well taken care of. lots of places to stop and cool your feet.parking rest rooms.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place to swim, walk, run, or just spend an afternoon exploring. The trails are magical on a sunny day and the water feels great!

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatcom Falls Park offers a great collection of walking and biking trails. Most are nice and flat, wide enough to walk together. There are some more rough trails, but they are optional. Good views overlooking forests, streams and waterfalls. Also some nice open grass areas...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful water fall and a very nice creekside trail in forest. Whatcom creek winds its way down from the upper levels of town to spill into Bellingham Bay. Source of the creek (really a small river) is beautiful Lake Whatcom. The falls are just below...More

Thank David1143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit this gem. We went in not knowing what to expect, maybe a short little hike. We came across a gorgeous oasis. Take towels and water shoes.

1  Thank NonaWolfman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love stopping by Whatcom Falls Park with guests from out of town. It feels like you're deep in nature with the gorgeous waterfalls and streams running through the park... but still just steps away from the parking lot. Great for seniors as the trails...More

3  Thank PixWinnipeg
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Quilt-Shop-Scout
23 June 2018|
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Response from SandyAmanda | Reviewed this property |
The trail is in the middle of the parking lot to the left if you are driving in. I did not do the whole trail only to the bridge where the main falls are.
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Sharon W
15 July 2017|
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Response from Pocahontashiker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many places in the park to read a book. If you want to be near the falls, I would of course bring a folding chair or spread a blanket.
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jamiemacdonald
25 October 2016|
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Response from Charisse H | Reviewed this property |
you can do in as little as 10 minutes. the falls are right off the parking lot. if you follow the trails you can walk for as long as you'd like.
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