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Lake Whatcom

Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA
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My favorite place to be!!

We live about 1 mile from the lake and take the boat out every chance we get in the summer. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bellingham, Washington
A perfect hideaway close to the lake

This is what I want for a house by the lake. It was clean, slept 6 people, had internet, was air... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Angela H
White Rock, Canada
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Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 14 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
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
Reviewed 19 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
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
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The "North" Whatcom Park (which is actually more like on the west side of the lake) has a terrific trail that is so private, well kept, safe, clean and flat trail that is just feet away from the lake all the miles. Surrounded by forest...More

Thank ReisenFrauOK
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Most of Sudden Valley is an open gated community and can be closed to the public unless you're a guest of someone who lives there to give you access to the boat launch and beach area. There is an off-leash dog park next to the...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We came from the south and drove around Lake Whatcom on our way to Bellingham. It was very nice and quite large as well.

Thank stone7720
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We are lucky to have friends that have a house here. We have been many times since 2009. Every time we go is better than the last. Very relaxing and not too far from the border

Thank Mike S
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David B
9 August 2017|
Response from Martha1105 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. Sorry :(
5 July 2017|
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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