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Larrabee State Park
pnwhikes > Puget Sound > Bellingham
Larrabee State Park is comprised of 2,683 acres of land with 8,100 feet of shoreline on Samish Bay. Two freshwater lakes are contained in the park, in addition to coves and tidelands. The park features 15 miles of hiking trails, and a variety of locations to witness impressive sunsets. Besides hiking in the park, you can also enjoy fishing, boating, clamming, crabbing, beach combing, bird watching and mountain biking.
Type Length Difficulty Rating Gain
Beach 15 mi 3 / 5 9 / 10 0 ft

User Groups
Hikers, Dogs, Bikes, Horses

Accessibility
Year-round

Permits
$5 day-use fee required

Maps
USGS: Bellingham South
 
Driving Directions:
From Seattle, drive north on I-5 to exit 231. Turn left and drive 14.5 miles to the trailhead located inside the park entrance.
Contact Information:
Washington State Parks and Recreation
Larrabee State Park
245 Chuckanut Drive
Bellingham, Wa 98226
Tel: 360.676.2093
http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Larrabee

A waterfall along the trail in the park A view from the top
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A nice little waterfall going over the trail.Some of the fascinating roots on the hiking trail.Directions.View of trail toward Oyster Dome.Pacific Northwest Trail Sign.South View overlooking Skagit Valley.East View over Skagit Valley and toward Cascades.South View from Blanchard Mountain.
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Beaver markings.Beaver made lake.Squires Lake.The beginning of the trail at Squires Lake Park in Alger, Washington.
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Mount Constitution is Orcas Islands's highest peak, and as you would expect, it offers amazing views. The hike begins by walking 0.25 miles from the trailhead down a dirt road to a boat launch. Follow the trail north from here. At 1.25 miles you ...Read More
A bald eagle through the clouds.The view from the top.The tower at the summit.The long climb up.
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