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Lake Padden Park

4882 South Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229-3444
+1 360-778-7000
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Too many off leash dogs in areas which require dogs to be leashed by law.

Lake padden is beautiful but, people do not leash their dogs consistently. The main loop around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
morecoffee2
via mobile
Walking/Biking Trail, Dog park, & Playground!

Lake Padden has something for everyone! I like to walk my dog around the lake, which isn't too far... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
LandL F
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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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This 900 acre park offers several miles of walking and biking trails.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“off leash” (12 reviews)
“golf course” (14 reviews)
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4882 South Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229-3444
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+1 360-778-7000
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"off leash"
in 12 reviews
"golf course"
in 14 reviews
"baseball field"
in 5 reviews
"mile trail"
in 7 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 4 reviews
"swim area"
in 4 reviews
"dog area"
in 4 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 10 reviews
"nice picnic"
in 3 reviews
"great running"
in 3 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 8 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 11 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 5 reviews
"playground for kids"
in 3 reviews
"fresh air"
in 5 reviews
"walking trails"
in 6 reviews
"great trails"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake padden is beautiful but, people do not leash their dogs consistently. The main loop around the lake requires dogs to remain leashed by law. Signs are posted throughout the park as a reminder to dog owners. I am disabled and my dog is a...More

Thank morecoffee2
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Lake Padden has something for everyone! I like to walk my dog around the lake, which isn't too far and generally has excellent trails. My kids like to ride their bikes or play on the playground, and my husband likes to kayak around the lake....More

1  Thank LandL F
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Lake Pden Park is a wonderful oasis in the city of Bellingham There is a swim beach, playground, places to play soccer, baseball, etc.......Nice rest rooms......There are places to change clothes.......and a golf course as you enter the park. It is used by everyone and...More

Thank BAARBARA S
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Great place to run/walk/bike, especially in the summer. Great for taking the whole family, although it can get a little bit crowded on weekends and evenings, if the weather is really nice.

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Love this park. Always a good walk (2.6 miles around the lake) as well as offering tennis (2 courts), picnicking, grates for cooking, swimming, paddle boarding lessons as well as sail boarding lessons and ducks and geese to feed. If you want a dog park,...More

Thank Cheryl3223
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Bellingham is a wonderful city to walk in, and Lake Padden is the best place in Bellingham to walk. I am a senior citizen and not overly athletic, but love to walk at Padden. Conveniently, it is one tenth of a marathon in length. A...More

Thank Ron B
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This lake is very popular place for strolling and riding bikes. There's a dog park attached to it, so there's a bit for everyone.

Thank Scott P
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We just really enjoyed walking around the beautiful lake. A real treat. There are kayaks in the water, and it just adds to the scenery. Really great place.

Thank 607timothys
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

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

1  Thank Fancyfree99
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 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
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