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119 mi 192 km of trail 11 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 77 Trails Intermediate Trails 37 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

Nestled between Lake Whatcom and the bay, Bellingham is outrageously well-stocked with recreational opportunities. The seven different sports that make up the annual Ski to Sea Race stages are a great showcase of the variety of activities that can be enjoyed in this small city. In addition to plenty of local parks, the town also boasts Washington's oldest state park, nearby Larrabee State Park. The multitude of outdoor activities combined with an active restaurant and brewery scene, make this small town a recreational mecca that visitors won't want to miss.

Visiting Tips

Spring and fall are especially good times to visit the trails in and around Bellingham, and the summer is great too. A milder climate means that trails can generally be enjoyed year-round as long as hikers comes prepared with the right gear and a willingness to tolerate some rain.

Camping & Lodging

Bellingham has an assortment of hotels, such as the adventurer friendly Heliotrope Hotel, but not many camping options besides Larrabee State Park.

Food & Drink

There's no lack for post-trail food and libations. Bellingham is well stocked in the brewery and restaurant department, so the biggest challenge may be choosing just one to try. Visit Bellingham Whatcom County's website for a list.

Featured Hikes in Bellingham - 8

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Trails in Bellingham - 107

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0.7 mi 1.2 km
#1 Rock Trail
Bellingham, WA
0.7 mi 1.2 km Bellingham, WA
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1.3 mi 2.1 km
#2 Raptor Ridge
Bellingham, WA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Bellingham, WA
Unknown
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7.0 mi 11.2 km
#3 Interurban Trail
Bellingham, WA
7.0 mi 11.2 km Bellingham, WA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - As of 1/1/19
19 days ago
2.4 mi 3.9 km
#4 South Bay Trail
Bellingham, WA
2.4 mi 3.9 km Bellingham, WA
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Bellingham, WA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Bellingham, WA
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Bellingham, WA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Bellingham, WA
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2.7 mi 4.4 km
#7 Hemlock Trail
Bellingham, WA
2.7 mi 4.4 km Bellingham, WA
Minor Issues
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Muddy
24 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km
#8 Huckleberry
Bellingham, WA
0.8 mi 1.2 km Bellingham, WA
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Bellingham, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bellingham, WA
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1.7 mi 2.7 km
#10 Two Dollar
Bellingham, WA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Bellingham, WA
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Geneva, WA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Geneva, WA
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Bellingham, WA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Bellingham, WA
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Snowy
27 days ago
Bellingham, WA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Bellingham, WA
All Clear
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6 days ago
2.7 mi 4.3 km
#14 Lake Padden Loop
Geneva, WA
2.7 mi 4.3 km Geneva, WA
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2.0 mi 3.2 km
#15 Chuckanut Trail
Bow, WA
2.0 mi 3.2 km Bow, WA
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Sudden Valley, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Sudden Valley, WA
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#17 Main Loop Trail
Sudden Valley, WA
2.5 mi 4.0 km Sudden Valley, WA
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Bellingham, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Bellingham, WA
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1.3 mi 2.2 km
#19 Cornwall Park
Bellingham, WA
1.3 mi 2.2 km Bellingham, WA
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6.3 mi 10.1 km
#20 Lost Lake Trail
Bellingham, WA
6.3 mi 10.1 km Bellingham, WA
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