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Whatcom Creek Trail Loop is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bellingham, Washington that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
305 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

river

waterfall

wild flowers

trail running
1 day ago

Great trail for trail running. Best views of waterfalls in the area. I would recommend this as a good place to take people from out of town for a nice and easy walk, with good views.

2 months ago

Nice little hike

4 months ago

had a great hike. next time bring my swimming suit.

nature trips
4 months ago

This was a pleasant, easy walk with lots of birding opportunities. The trails are clear cut and fairly easy to follow. I got there around 10:30 and it wasn’t too busy yet (I’m sure it helped that it’s a Monday) but by the time I left around 1:30, there were a lot of people. Like most places, I’d recommend arriving early if you hope to do any solo exploring without other people popping up.

walking
4 months ago

Awesome! Kid and dog friendly, can cut over to other trails within and around main trail.

walking
5 months ago

Easy parking next to waterfalls and lots of trails if want to explore.

7 months ago

Love this park!! Beautiful scenery, water all around you and waterfalls roaring. Tranquil, well maintained and marked trails, plenty of parking, bathroom facilities accessable for the whole family. Kid and dog friendly. Will come here again

hiking
7 months ago

This is an easy hike around the lake and nice falls with access to the bottom.

9 months ago

Nice and close with some great cliff jumping too

walking
10 months ago

Very easy walk in the woods on dirt trails...some trails next to creek. The Whatcom Falls is a bonus. You can expect walkers, hikers, runners, bikes and dogs. Family friendly.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

One of my favorite trails - my only complaint is that it's so darned popular! Lots of people everywhere. There's lots of places to explore and no two hikes are the same.

nature trips
Sunday, August 06, 2017

Not one thing bad to say! HUGE place, LOTS of secret trails and swim spots! The cliff jumping was amazing and my dogs loved that they could pretty much just dip in anywhere we went! Waterfalls, lakes, swimming, hiking, what else do ya need? We will be returning again that is for sure! :)

hiking
Monday, July 24, 2017

An easy urban walk with a beautiful setting.

Monday, July 03, 2017

Fun hike! Lots of people out today.

Monday, February 13, 2017

hiking
Friday, November 18, 2016

I went there one day in March this year when it was drizzling; thus, the trails were dangerously slippery at places, so I decided not to do the whole loop. But this park with its tall trees, powerful waterfalls, and rushing streams was magnificent. I had a nice talk with the ranger helpers (university students) who were feeding the salmons raised in large outdoor round tanks to be released later to the ocean via the park system of streams, sleuces, and waterfalls. Like the state of Washington, this park is magical! I shall return.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

I love it there especially by the pond. It feels magical there.

walking
Friday, September 16, 2016

A nice and easy trail for walking or bike riding. Waterfalls have nice strong current during the colder months, trail is clean and mostly flat. There is also a pond with benches to sit and enjoy the view of ducks swimming.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

walked here a few times. beautiful scenery, waterfalls, trees, and other features. easy to get to and great parking. it could use more map details not just signage.

walking
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Very public and flat but very beautiful. Good for a jog or hike with the family. Great opportunities for waterfall photography!

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