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Peace Arch State Park

19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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Beautiful landscapes

This park is at the border of the US and Canada where the cars line up to get to the other side... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
amy p
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Always inspiring

Each visit to Peace Arch State Park provides lovely views, wonderful gardens and flowers and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Sue S
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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 on leash. Annual sculpture exhibition May 1st, to October 1st. Annual sundae afternoon concert series in August.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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"canadian side"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 13 reviews
"cross the border"
in 12 reviews
"united states"
in 5 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 5 reviews
"through customs"
in 4 reviews
"both sides"
in 7 reviews
"discovery pass"
in 3 reviews
"stop and smell the roses"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely walk"
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"duty free store"
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"outdoor sculptures"
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"canadian flag"
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"nice place for a picnic"
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"play area"
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"many times"
in 5 reviews
"white rock"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank amy p
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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
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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
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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

Thank busconi
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This unique park straddles the US/Canada border giving you a chance visit both countries, get some great photos, and see the gardens without passing through customs. Just be sure to return to the country where you started your visit. The Peace Arch monument symbolizes the...More

Thank WhatcomFoodie
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

The park is so pretty and the peace arch at night is beautiful. Both crossing (there and back) was easy and the boarder men we spoke with were kind and efficient. Stopped by the duty free on the way home. If you like perfume and...More

Thank mermaid0429
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Nice place to stop when at the border. Lots of flowers and arch and many other photo ops at this park. Good place to use the washroom while you're waiting to cross the border.

Thank Erik T
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Not common to have a park span two countries. Peace Arch offers plenty of grass and a great view of the bay. Busy times will have a bit of car traffic around so that can be a drag, but it’s slow and safe. This isn’t...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardening is impeccable quirky educational very impressive. Creates a good rapport between Canada and UNited States.

1  Thank rmcgrew2
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

clean beautiful , vast and elegant near us-canada border.it has a duty free store , lots of benches to rest and play area.

1  Thank Sepidehahmad
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Lion M
15 August 2018|
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Response from Erik T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As long as you don’t leave the park you can go on either side of the border
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Negin M
13 July 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
Your question is absolutely valid. I don’t know if they do camera monitoring or what. And the very recent case of Cedella Roman, which happened very close by, was disturbing. I wouldn’t chance it if it were me. There’s... More
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Negin M
26 May 2018|
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Response from rmcgrew2 | Reviewed this property |
The entire park is neutral territory. You can visit and cross over the actual boundary line within the park back and forth with no concerns. They only check passports when you’re in the other side of the actual park... More
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