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Peace Arch State Park

19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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Such an unusual and beautiful park

After many years of regularly crossing the Peace Arch crossing to and from Canada, I still marvel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven M
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San Diego, California
Great park!

Loved that you could pull off for a few moments, walk across the street (they have crosswalks to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RaeRaeY
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Annapolis, Maryland
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After many years of regularly crossing the Peace Arch crossing to and from Canada, I still marvel at this unique park right on the border. From the U.S. side, you can get off I5 at the sign-posted exit and drive just a little ways to...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved that you could pull off for a few moments, walk across the street (they have crosswalks to the peace arch), stand in the field and take a few snaps of the peace arch! Great spot to take a break, stretch your legs, and check...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I loved the fact that I could stand in both Canada and the U.S. at the same time! The Arch is definitely a must see. The park was beautiful and we were able to walk both on the Canada and U.S. side. The landscaping and...More

Thank coachklewis
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a place for picnics, relaxing in the sun and enjoying the gardens planted by both nations. The bay breezes from the west are refreshing and the well-maintained lawn is special because it represents a treaty signed by both the United States and Canada....More

Thank Jon B
WhatintheSamHill2016, Peace Arch Association at Peace Arch State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Never thought a border would be a lovely place to stroll and enjoy. The Peace Arch State Park is lovely with picnic areas and places to sit and enjoy the sun, gardens and a view of bay as well as the Peace Arch itself. The...More

Thank SuzJim2014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The park is the last exit before you hit customs at the US/Canadian border. You don't have to stop, but why not? It's a lovely place to get out, stretch your legs, and enjoy the beautiful landscapes and gardens. Also, plenty of bathrooms - never...More

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WhatintheSamHill2016, Peace Arch Association at Peace Arch State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks Anna! What a great idea everyone! Put a little Peace and Love in your Heart!

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lot of fun taking pics in this park, wife is here on a Thailand visa so we couldn't go deep inside Canada, she was thrilled to be in Canada within the park

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This park is a nice park by itself, with beautiful lawn and a garden. Plus, the fact that it is next to an international border makes it special. You can freely cross between 2 countries as many times as you like, and enjoy the fun...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

It seems as though Borders are becoming really complicated to traverse!! BUT, this park allows one to walk between the two countries where the lovely park, and its well attended gardens are located!! The views of the nearby islands and the Pacific Ocean are very...More

1  Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I used to live in the city of Bellingham and used to visit this park regularly with my dog. I love this park so much. There are not many people around so I can let Luna off her leash and she can prance around as...More

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Rita W
21 November 2017|
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Response from Jon B | Reviewed this property |
She'll have to go through US Customs along Interstate 5 (coming from Canada 99). If she has her passport, she should have no problems. (It may take as long as 5 minutes if she has no criminal history). I hope that this... More
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Samra B
31 August 2017|
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Response from WhatintheSamHill2016 | Property representative |
No they don't stamp passports.
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LMHVAN
29 July 2017|
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Response from WhatintheSamHill2016 | Property representative |
Yes. Traveling north here is a Duty Free Store on second Street but after you purchase you pick up at the truck crossing as you head back to Canada. Traveling south there is a Duty Free Store too.
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