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Nooksack Falls

Bellingham, WA
+1 360-599-2714
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Small pretty falls

The road up to Artist Point, in the Mt Baker Wilderness area follows the North Fork Nooksack River... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Julie C
Off the beaten path

The road was closed due to snow fall, so we walked down to it. The walk was fun filled with a... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
cbfd516
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Mahomet, Illinois
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Bellingham, WA
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The road up to Artist Point, in the Mt Baker Wilderness area follows the North Fork Nooksack River and part way up is Nooksack Falls on a small detour to the right. Here the falls are up stream from near where a creek meets the...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The road was closed due to snow fall, so we walked down to it. The walk was fun filled with a snowball fight :) The falls is beautiful, as was the drive to and from the location! I am always humbled by nature's beauty!

Thank cbfd516
Reviewed 30 July 2017

It takes a while to drive in on Wa 542, but the scenery along the way is relaxing and beautiful. The Nooksack Falls are beautiful! Just an amazing amount of water!! We were surprised since the small creeks or rivers we passed didn't seem to...More

Thank TigerSouthCarolina
Reviewed 18 July 2017

You'll only see a glimpse of the falls because they are so dangerous; they are fenced off - and for very good reason. You can walk across a bridge and see some very nice rapids as they river approaches the falls, but don't make this...More

3  Thank TukeMom
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This is such a beautiful waterfall. Lush green waters, a waterfall from 88 feet high. It's roaring and loud and just gorgeous.

Thank traveltime0000
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Nooksack Falls is a very easy waterfall to get to by car and by foot. Just a short drive on a dirt road off the Mount Baker Highway leads to a small parking lot. Near the trailhead is a sign with the history of the...More

Thank Rainier72
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We loved it. We stopped on the way to Mt Baker area for a show shoe hike. In late May, the falls and river were full force from melting snow, so it was very powerful and beautiful. My family loved it, and loved how the...More

Thank pla_orange
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This park can be slippery when wet and it's usually wet. The views are wonderful, from moss covered trees to the rushing waters of two streams that invited settlers and lumbermen into the area.

1  Thank j4austin
Reviewed 27 April 2017

"Go East 542", as the locals say and enjoy the drive. The falls are beautiful and impressive to see during the Spring runoff. The last Sunday in May is the Ski to Sea from Mount Baker to Bellingham. The race is the world's first and...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you are in the area or perhaps choose to camp/stay somewhere around here, this is a wonderful place to visit! Great to spend a couple of hours or a day just hiking and taking in nature. We happened to see some guys nutty enough...More

Thank dansonman22
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marlar s
11 November 2015|
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Response from M B Y | Reviewed this property |
Recent wind storms have taken down most of the leaves. The latter part of October is usually best for color along both the Mount Baker highway 542 and Chuckanut Drive. However, those are both great drives at any time of... More
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