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Lake Whatcom

Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA
+1 310-343-3785
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Good for the Resident, not so much for the Tourist

The lake is large and there are points along the road where you can view some of it as you drive... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Steven I
Fun Times

I live on Lake Whatcom. Spring or Summer is the best time for boating activities, although we have... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
737teresam
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Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The lake is large and there are points along the road where you can view some of it as you drive, but there is really no easy place to stop and relax along the entire west side. Perhaps the eastern shore has some places. Much...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I live on Lake Whatcom. Spring or Summer is the best time for boating activities, although we have seen kayakers and canoeing almost year round. Weather is warmest in Mid June thru Mid September. Four stroke boat motors are not allowed. All boats must be...More

Thank 737teresam
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

You can't go wrong with a trip to the lake. No matter what time of the year it is a great place to relax.

Thank Tina P
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

As a local to Washington I was pleasantly surprised to discover Lake Whatcom, similar to Whatcom Falls Park you will fall in love with the simple beauty of nature. The lake was much larger than I thought. Nice drive, breathe in fresh air!

Thank Ekkleesia
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We live about 1 mile from the lake and take the boat out every chance we get in the summer. This lake is amazing with it's nice clean water, great trail along the eastern shore, and it's huge so even if there are a lot...More

Thank TheBuckhous
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is what I want for a house by the lake. It was clean, slept 6 people, had internet, was air conditioned, new kitchen, beautiful master bed and extension. 75 Grand View lane. Hosts- Dave and Peggy Brown. Fantastic choice of music albums :) Loved...More

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The scenery was beautiful! Great natural spot for a hike or a walk. The water was too cold for me to swim....however I'm a Floridian 😎

Thank Kay S
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I truly love Lake Whatcom. It really beautiful during the fall. I love the fog setting on the lake. The color of the trees changing during the fall are truly dynamic

Thank Charlotte S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

The water is cold and clear. There are multiple parks and hiking trails around it. We enjoyed seeing all the birds during our walks. There is also pretty good fishing.

Thank greengirl68
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful lake & wonderful drive around it. So much to see & enjoy. There are plenty of places to stop & enjoy the water including Bloedel Donovan Park

Thank Martha1105
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David B
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Response from Martha1105 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. Sorry :(
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Response from Love2trvlalot | Reviewed this property |
Here are the guidelines for a popular Lake Whatcom Park. Hope this helps. Bloedel Donovan Park: dogs allowed 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. year round. If wet weather results in turf damage, off leash dogs will only be allowed south of... More
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