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Address: Bellingham, WA

An uncrowded beach with beautiful rock formations and coves.

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great little hike

I love hiking here they have a lot of little hidden things along the coast and a ton of little private beaches.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 July 2015
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I love hiking here they have a lot of little hidden things along the coast and a ton of little private beaches.

Thank cmossel
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Most beautiful beach I've seen in long time!!! And had no one on it which is KEY. I think only locals mainly go here.. because most people can't find it (yay!). It's a very long, sandy beach.. only takes maybe 10-15 min to hike down to from Chuckanut Drive. If you are not staying on the main trail and not... More 

Thank ReinaNoir
Bellingham, WA
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

I loved laying on the sand at Clayton Beach, and sharing a picnic lunch with a friend. The sound of the water lapping at the shore made it a very relaxing, tranquil location.

Thank hoshoplayer
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

My husband and I often pack a picnic basket and hang out at Clayton Beach. Our dog loves to play in the water and we enjoy tide pooling when the tide is low. Best place in Belingham to find beautiful purple starfish. I just wish people would enjoy the starfish with their eyes and not feel as though they had... More 

Thank TeamTK12
Bellingham, Washington
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

I live in Bellingham and visit Clayton Beach several times a year. I love walking south on the beach at low tide, pas the curious old pilings. Check the tides before you go. The kids love to climb around on the rock formations and listen to the resonances in the sandstone cavities and find shells and check out tide pool... More 

15 Thank atomota
Cazadero, California, United States
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

I just moved here. Where do you park to access this beach? I am looking for a particular rock climbing spot, but I have explored a lot of Larrabee State Park and it is amazing!!

30 Thank Richie E
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

beautiful rocky beach with really nice cliffs and woods lining the shores. it makes for an awesome day trip hike or picnic spot. its a really easy place to get to but has a remote feel to it.

2 Thank Dylan E
Phoenix, Arizona
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

This beach in Larabee State Park is a little hike form the parking lot...and might be hard for older people. We took our little kids and they where fine. The beach is rocky and has drift wood, it is a stopping place for kayaks too. We had fun wading out and looking for shells..

2 Thank Sidthebeachbum
Bellingham, Washington
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621 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

nice and small little northwest beach, usually not too many people here at all, starfish, gulls and seabirds, sometimes little crabs, great blue herons, watch boats go by and kayaks, have a picnic or just read and hang out.definitely worth a visit.

3 Thank KweqSmanit
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2013

what is there not to love about Clayton beach? the awesome views, the artistic rock formations... so glad I live here,

1 Thank ditsybit

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