Top Adventures in Bellingham

  • Hangout at Pixie Falls

    Pixie Falls can be accessed during any season; however it’s most enjoyable during the spring and summer months. This waterfall and swimming hole combo is the perfect way to escape the heat and the crowds. On any given day, there will typically be ...

  • Explore Locust Beach (Bellingham, WA)

    The trail to Locust Beach is very easy to find. Parking on Locust Avenue is available from dawn to dusk on the side of the road, and in a small gravel lot. Follow the road towards the water, and continue right on a small but well-marked trail down...

    0.25 miles

  • Photograph Whatcom Falls

    Whatcom Falls is easily accessible within Whatcom Falls Park. It is less than a 2 minute walk from the parking lot to the bridge overlooking Whatcom Falls.This is a nice place to checkout with good company if you don't have a lot of time to enjoy ...

    0 miles 0 ft gain

  • Explore Teddy Bear Cove

    On Chuckanut Drive (State Route 11) pull off onto a small, unmarked, one-way road that offers parking for Teddy Bear Cove before quickly rejoining the road. There is space to pull over on the road for approximately 15-20 cars. If you are heading N...

  • Hike to Pine & Cedar Lakes

    These two quaint lakes in the Chuckanuts are a must-do for people looking for a day hike, short camping trip or steep trail run in the Bellingham area. Starting at the trailhead off of Old Samish Road, one begins the 2 mile ascent to the two lakes...

    5 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Take a Stroll through Hovander Homestead Park

    Driving up to the park entrance: take a right to drive towards the barnyards, playgrounds, covered picnic areas, historic house and community gardens, and access to the Snoqualmie River.  Or, drive straight and park outside of the fragrance garden...

    1.4 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike to Fragrance Lake

    Take Chuckanut Drive to the trailhead which is located directly across from the entrance to Larrabee State Park. A small lot in front of the trail has space for 8-10 cars, or you can park at the State Park and walk across the road (carefully!) to ...

    5.5 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike Around Squires Lake

    This short, easy loop around the water makes for a peaceful afternoon excursion, or a family-friendly outing. At the first fork in the trail, turn left to reach views of the dam, a waterfall, and the lake. Also keep an eye out for a side trail lea...

    2 miles 200 ft gain

  • Catch a Sunset at the Samish Overlook

    The sunset is amazing here, the view is the definition of panoramic and you almost have to strain your eyes because there is so much to look at. Plan to arrive before sunset if you want to capture some photos. This is a great "date spot" and you'r...

  • Hike to Oyster Dome

    The trail begins on the Pacific Northwest Trail, which ascends quickly up the side of Blanchard Mountain. The trail contains several switchbacks which wind through second-growth alder, Western red cedar, and Douglas fir forest. After about one mil...

    6.5 miles 1900 ft gain

  • Hike to North Butte

    The Hike.  The hike there isn't short, has several steep sections, and ends at the top of the mountain. There are cliff warnings at the top, so be careful as you explore the view! The steepest portions are at the beginning and right at the end. Th...

    6.5 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike to the Mount Constitution Summit

    This 7 mile round-trip hike takes you to the mountain's summit. From here you'll be able to take in an amazing view. During the hike, you'll head around the left side of Mountain Lake, and then continue on to Twin Lakes, before starting your jaunt...

    7 miles 1500 ft gain

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