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Lake Padden Park

4882 South Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229
+1 360-778-7000
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Beautiful spot any time of year

This park is a gem. Hiking the 3-mile trail around the lake is a treat for the senses. The aroma of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bellingham, Washington
Great for all ages

This is the perfect place if you are alone, with the family or in a group of friends! There is even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bellingham, Washington
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This 900 acre park offers several miles of walking and biking trails.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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4882 South Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229
+1 360-778-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is a gem. Hiking the 3-mile trail around the lake is a treat for the senses. The aroma of cedar, the softness of the forest floor, the quietness under the trees, and the ever-changing reflections in the lake. It's enticing for dogs, too:...More

Thank Fancyfree99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect place if you are alone, with the family or in a group of friends! There is even a dog park for them to run out their energies! Many of my kids friends have had birthdays here. They have a great play...More

Thank ambersalad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a walk around the lake - breathe taking! My husband rode his bike while we walked. Lots of friendly performance people on the path.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've come here several times to run with my friends, and I've seen a lot of people fishing here as well. It's really quiet, and you've got a great view around the lake while on the trail. There are places to picnic or play basketball,...More

Thank devirow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Want a place to kayak, board, swim, picnic, fish or take Fido for a walk or to play with other dogs, then this is your place. You stroll through old growth forests - the trail around the lake is 2.6 miles. It is mostly flat...More

Thank pmckeow
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Just love the loop walk around the lake! About 2.5 miles and always beautiful. One of our favorite places...seems like the middle of nowhere, but just outside of town.

Thank JPflyer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Perfect for swimming kayaking. Hiking. Picnic. Fishing. Dog park. And hiking trails. Baseball fields and beach areas

Thank kort14
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our son was married here two plus years ago. The Park is affordable and gorgeous. Stunning Vistas, space for large groups, playgrounds for children. A wonderful place just to go and relax or picnic as well.

Thank luanner721
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've been to several group-type picnics here. The park has a network of hiking trails. The lake has restrictions--no power boats. It's a rather small lake anyway. The lake is stocked prior to opening day of fishing season, and it's extremely popular then. There are...More

Thank Jboyd360
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Our 10 lb Bichon Maltese enjoyed the interaction with only other small dogs in the Only small dog section of the dog park Nice location next to the lake

1  Thank Redhead3927
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