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Samish Park

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Beware Samish Park and Samish Overlook are different

Samish Park is the address listed on this page but some of the reviews (and pictures) are written... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marco W
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Seattle, WA
Nice Facility and Grounds

County Park with a very nice reception space you can rent, swimming areas for different ages... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Norman S
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Bellingham, Washington
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3 weeks ago
“Beware Samish Park and Samish Overlook are different”
3 weeks ago
“Nice Facility and Grounds”
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673 N Lake Samish Dr, Bellingham, WA 98229-9332
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Samish Park is the address listed on this page but some of the reviews (and pictures) are written for Samish Overlook. This review is for Samish Overlook. Samish Overlook is on the hills above the Sound with great views of the water and cargo ships...More

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

County Park with a very nice reception space you can rent, swimming areas for different ages, access to water for bigger boats. Near enough for easy access but far enough to feel like an adventure.

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily The most beautiful place in Whatcom county. In high school my friends and I would drive to this location and admire the view over a few beverages and camp over night. This was long before they even started hang gliding here. As a younger...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Samish overlook and the Oyster Dome are views you don’t want to miss out on. The hike to the dome is varied and takes about 1,5 hours each way - but it’s so worth it.

1  Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is one of my favorite places to swim as the water is clearer and I have never gotten swimmers itch here like I have at Lake Padden. During the summer there are lots of visitors, so parking and beach space can be an issue....More

1  Thank CRene
Reviewed 2 May 2016

A little bit out of the way off I-5 but a tiny little public swim access might be an ok stopping point. Smaller than tiny might be the best way to describe it as there is almost no real beach and only a few tables.

1  Thank Wolflord
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Since I was in the area and usually zipped by this lake, I decided to drive around it and found this quaint little park with a small hiking trail and small beach to stop in for a nice break.

Thank EJ B
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Deep clean water, oh yeah! Plenty of room to explore. Toys for children to climb on, wash rooms. Bring your floaty and join me out on the lake!

Thank Mary Ellen B
Reviewed 22 December 2014

It is a wonderful park but too busy in the summer to visit. In the off season explore the upper part not just the water front. Don'rt miss the water fall if it's been raining. Whatcom County Park Dist keeps this place in excellent condition....More

Thank travelpros1
Reviewed 7 April 2014

It is one of the prior places i go to anytime i visit bellingham. I used to live in bellingham and i usually go to samish park every weekend except for winter.

Thank Abdullahyahia
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