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Peace Arch State Park

Open 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 3 weeks ago
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
Oak Harbor, Washington
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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“peace arch”(59 reviews)
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
19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I'm a Chinese national living in Canada. I do want to visit America but the VISA is not easy to get and costly. Then Peace Arch is a great American territory to visit without getting the VISA. It's a quite unique park. You can enjoy...More

4  Thank John Z
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a review on crossing over from Canada to the US. Leave plenty of time it is a long process if you are not a Canadian or US resident. To get to the front of the queue took us 1 hour. Then we had...More

2  Thank aussietraveller59
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All reviews canadian side peace arch cross the border beautiful flowers united states take pictures stretch your legs both sides discovery pass through customs stop and smell the roses nice stop ten minutes awe inspiring leisurely walk duty free store outdoor sculptures
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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.

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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.

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

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 10 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.

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

Thank Tonya
Reviewed 21 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

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

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 12 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

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

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Sona D
25 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.
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
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.