We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Birch Bay State Park

Birch Bay, WA
Review Highlights
We really enjoyed our stay

This has been one of our favorite camp grounds to stay at. The restrooms were very clean and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carthage, Texas
via mobile
So close and yet so far...

Our friends always brag about what great parks Canada has (and I have to agree) but Birch Bay State... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Lynden, Washington
Read all 76 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Birch Bay, WA
Write a Review
Reviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This has been one of our favorite camp grounds to stay at. The restrooms were very clean and the sites are set up nicely. We enjoyed taking advantage of the well maintained walking trail. It also has a grocery store and laundry facility near the...More

Thank jennygirl05
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our friends always brag about what great parks Canada has (and I have to agree) but Birch Bay State park in the states is right up there with the best. We reserved two campsites over the 4th of July weekend and it was great. Facilities...More

Thank Apearsa
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This was our first time camping at Birch Bay. The campground itself is lovely; lots of old growth trees, very large campsites, and decently spaced from each other. Not tons of privacy, but I wouldn't have expected much on Memorial Day weekend! The campground was...More

Thank tlawish
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I went there today and saw a unicorn. I can't believe it. Go and see. You won't beleive it. They are very friendly.

2  Thank Printing P
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This area is extremely beautiful. If you enjoy the ocean and beach you will love this quaint park and beach area. Very close by is Birch Bay which offers up restaurants, pubs, souvenir shops and also ice cream shops. Love this area. Enjoy your stay

Thank Brent F
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Love his park and the beach. Just a 20-25 minute drive from Bellingham. Bring that lawn chair, grab that hamper of chicken & potato salad and plan on a restful respite at the beach. Camp under beautiful trees in the park.

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great, old state park. Diverse with more than a mile of easily accessible beach and uplands forest. About 150 camping spots, a few with filtered water views. Nice quiet camping, if a little pricey (thanks Washington state). One short but fun trail.

Thank JohnK14
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great spot for a walk and sunset view, even in February! It was a bit windy and cold while we were there, but there were a lot of people out. Best when the tide is out!

1  Thank Soccer24
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had seen the exit sign on the freeway all these years and never thought of coming over to check it out . Last week we made a quick visit just before sunset and I was stunned with the views alone ! We definitely have...More

Thank Skwiki
Reviewed 25 October 2016

On a good day, you can see all the way to Mt. Baker! Lovely park and really nice views. Beach strolls as well as park walks/hikes possible. Very pleasant the beginning of October and not crowded on weekday.

Thank Ginny B
Nearby Restaurants
CJ's Beach House
192 reviews
3.03 km away
Vonna’s Purple Fin Restaurant
89 reviews
2.17 km away
Bay Cafe at Birch Bay
34 reviews
2.19 km away
Birch Bay Teriyaki & Chinese
22 reviews
3.54 km away
Nearby Attractions
Paddle & Pedal Adventures
12 reviews
3.10 km away
Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club
103 reviews
6.18 km away
Birch Bay Waterslides
61 reviews
3.86 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
16 August 2017|
Response from spencerholdridge88 |
Really need help answering this question.
Cindy F
30 July 2017|
Response from Brent F | Reviewed this property |
As I have seen all are pretty good for location. Although it all depends on availability of course
28 June 2017|
Response from JohnK14 | Reviewed this property |
Generally: Yes in season with a license, which can be purchased nearby. Right now is not crab season and clamming is in temporary hiatus due to red tide.