Ferndale, Washington

Top Spots in and near Ferndale

  • Ferndale, Washington

    Take a Stroll through Hovander Homestead Park

    5.0
    1.4 mi / 0 ft gain
    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 gardens and historic house/ museum, and take a walk to a...
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  • Blaine, Washington

    Terrell Marsh Trail

    3.0
    0.63 mi / 82 ft gain
    Terrell Marsh Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Blaine, Washington.
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Explore Locust Beach (Bellingham, WA)

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    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 to the beach. Be careful - the stairs are kind of...
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Pixie Falls

    2.0
    0.45 mi / 125 ft gain
    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 less than 10 people who access the falls. Pixie is...
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Whatcom Falls

    0.13 mi / 20 ft gain
    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 the fresh air.
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Explore Teddy Bear Cove

    4.0
    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 North to South, the road is on your right, if headi...
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Hike to Pine & Cedar Lakes

    5.0
    5 mi / 1400 ft gain
    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. The first 1,400ft climb has its fair share of up...
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  • Bellingham, Washington

    Hike to Fragrance Lake

    4.7
    5.5 mi / 950 ft gain
    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 reach the trailhead. Either way you will need a Di...
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  • Surrey, British Columbia

    Stroll through Redwood Park in Surrey, BC

    3.0
    1.2 mi
    Redwood Park is large beautiful forested park in South Surrey. The park is a legacy of one of Surrey's early pioneer's, David Brown, who in 1893 gave the property to his twin sons, David and Peter. The Brown twins spent much of their life traveling the world collecting the seeds and saplings of e...
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  • Eastsound, Washington

    Kayak Sucia Island

    It may be daunting to figure out how to kayak in the San Juan Islands.If you're a beginner/intermediate kayaker, this is the trip for you.First, you'll want to plan ahead and reserve a kayak for Sucia Island. We used Outer Island Expeditions which was nice because they make it pretty easy for you...
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  • Olga, Washington

    Hike to the Mount Constitution Summit

    5.0
    7 mi / 1500 ft gain
    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 to the top of Mt. Constitution. The hike around ...
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  • Moran State Park, Washington

    Camp at Moran State Park

    Moran State Park is an true gem within the beautiful San Juan Islands. The park takes up a large portion of the East side of Orcas Island, the largest of all the San Juans. There are multiple campgrounds within the park along the shores of Cascade Lake and Mountain Lake. For the most relaxing exp...
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  • Bow, Washington

    North Butte via Chuckanut Trail

    1.0
    7.71 mi / 2047 ft gain
    The HikeThe 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. The trail is very well maintained (because it is so pop...
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  • Bow, Washington

    Oyster Dome via Chuckanut Trail

    4.3
    6.57 mi / 1857 ft gain
    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 mile there is an overlook with a bench that offers a...
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  • Bow, Washington

    Samish Overlook

    The sunset is amazing at Sammish Overlook. 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're likely to see couples up here pic...
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  • Surrey, British Columbia

    Walk the 1001 Steps Trail

    2.0
    0.3 mi
    One of Surrey's hidden gems, head down to this short trail down a set of stairs that will take you to an uninhabited beach.The zig zagged steps take you down to the Birlington Rail Lines and you can walk along a trail to an opening under the tracks. Head to the beach from here where you will like...
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Camping and Lodging in Ferndale

Lynden / Bellingham KOA Journey
Lynden, Washington

Lynden / Bellingham KOA Journey

Burlington / Anacortes KOA Holiday
Burlington, Washington

Burlington / Anacortes KOA Holiday

Douglas Fir Campground
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Douglas Fir Campground

Getaway Skagit Valley
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Getaway Skagit Valley

From $129 / night

Concrete / Grandy Creek KOA Holiday
Concrete, Washington

Concrete / Grandy Creek KOA Holiday

Silver Fir Campground
Deming, Washington

Silver Fir Campground

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5 Fall Hikes in Whatcom County

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Adventure on the Lake: Kayaking to the Stave Falls Dam Powerhouse

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Dare to Challenge Winter in the Mount Baker Backcountry and the Payoffs Can Be Monumental

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