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South Bay Trail is a 4.9 mile out and back trail located near Bellingham, Washington that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 4.9 mi Elevation gain 183 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Wheelchair friendly

Kid friendly

Stroller friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

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Forest

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Kiran Sondhi
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Hiking

Great place to go for visitors or those driving by. I personally love doing yoga here! Get some coffee, take a walk :)

Daniel Chang
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Hiking

Solid parkside hike which drops you off in Bellingham from Fairhaven. Great for jogging and kids (stroller friendly)

Tony Rodriguez
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Walked this trail backwards from Boulevard the other day. Forgot to record it. Forgot camera as well. Shame too, there were people jumping off the pier. Would have been nice to add those to the photo archive. #LIVELAUGHLOVE

Jas Krueger
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Hiking

Starts in downtown Fairhaven and ends there. It’s a straight walk from town along the beach. It can be noisy from traffic at times. I took it further and wound up on York Street to make it an even 6 miles round trip. The water makes everything so peaceful and calm and beautiful. Lots of places to sit along the water and just gaze your day away! Very easy and flat. Lovely!

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rob Holliman
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I run this trail a few times a week, there is a wonderful view out into the water

Kalei wake
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Hiking

It was nice

Mariana S
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HikingSnow

Beautiful snowy day to do this trail in the heart of Bellingham! Enjoy the snow and the views of the bay, Bellinghamsters :)

Laura Nelsen
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Hiking

Scenic, beautiful walk on the pier/ boardwalk/ trail. Park at Fairhaven, grab a coffee and go.

Linda Connelly
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Hiking

*well used by the town- happy to see. *really nice walkways,even,flat,and pleasant Fairhaven to Bellingham connect. *downtown to bay to park to forest to town again. *very nice stroll.

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Greg Fritz
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Hiking

I love this trail.

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kathleen murray
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Walking

Beautiful views, chilly on the water with wind.

Lindsay Kiefet
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Walking

Good views. Good for running and taking out of towners to.

Jesse Munro
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Walking

Beautiful day

Scott and Shelley G.
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Enjoyed the trail. Lots of friendly people.

Dina Lavaki
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kid friendly, beautiful views and an added bonus it had a coffee shop. great for a stroll on the waterfront.

Jaime Inslee
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Walking

Great for a walk, not challenging at all. Beautiful views. Great for pokemon hunting if that's your thing. It gets super busy during the summer.

Rachel Kingsley
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very pleasant!

Lance Wallace
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beautiful

Ashley Gardella
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Walking

Lovely place to go walking on a beautiful sunny day. Fun for all ages!

Kelsey Baxter
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Walking

Awesome trail for kids. Beautiful for pictures. All around favorite trail for a walk after (or before) work

Bruce Fleet
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Walking

If you are looking for a wonderful place to walk along Bellingham Bay, this is it. Sun set is spectacular. Woods Coffee is a great place to relax and have a snack at probably the coffee shop with the best view ever!

Heather Bates
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Mountain biking
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Heather Bates
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Mountain biking
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BRAHMA KONDA
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Hiking
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Sean Korten
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Hiking
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John Davies
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Walking
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Jared S.
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Mountain biking
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Jennifer Desilets
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Hiking
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Izzy P.
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Road biking
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Kevin Flaspohler
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