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Peace Arch State Park

19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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Heading to Canada for the day

The park is so pretty and the peace arch at night is beautiful. Both crossing (there and back) was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mermaid0429
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Kelso, Washington
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Nice place to stop when at the border

Nice place to stop when at the border. Lots of flowers and arch and many other photo ops at this... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Erik T
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Canada
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The park is open daily 8am to dusk. Visiting the park and its amenities is FREE. However there is a $10 per day parking fee to use the state park parking area. Walking tour, gardens, interpretive displays, bird watching, playground. Pets are welcome on leash. Annual sculpture exhibition May 1st, to October 1st. Annual sundae afternoon concert series in August.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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"canadian side"
in 17 reviews
"cross the border"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 12 reviews
"united states"
in 5 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 5 reviews
"both sides"
in 7 reviews
"through customs"
in 3 reviews
"many times"
in 6 reviews
"stop and smell the roses"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely walk"
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"duty free store"
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"outdoor sculptures"
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"nice place for a picnic"
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"play area"
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"white rock"
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"boundary bay"
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"great spot"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The park is so pretty and the peace arch at night is beautiful. Both crossing (there and back) was easy and the boarder men we spoke with were kind and efficient. Stopped by the duty free on the way home. If you like perfume and...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Nice place to stop when at the border. Lots of flowers and arch and many other photo ops at this park. Good place to use the washroom while you're waiting to cross the border.

Thank Erik T
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Not common to have a park span two countries. Peace Arch offers plenty of grass and a great view of the bay. Busy times will have a bit of car traffic around so that can be a drag, but it’s slow and safe. This isn’t...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardening is impeccable quirky educational very impressive. Creates a good rapport between Canada and UNited States.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

clean beautiful , vast and elegant near us-canada border.it has a duty free store , lots of benches to rest and play area.

1  Thank Sepidehahmad
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

After many years of regularly crossing the Peace Arch crossing to and from Canada, I still marvel at this unique park right on the border. From the U.S. side, you can get off I5 at the sign-posted exit and drive just a little ways to...More

2  Thank Steven M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Loved that you could pull off for a few moments, walk across the street (they have crosswalks to the peace arch), stand in the field and take a few snaps of the peace arch! Great spot to take a break, stretch your legs, and check...More

Thank RaeRaeY
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I loved the fact that I could stand in both Canada and the U.S. at the same time! The Arch is definitely a must see. The park was beautiful and we were able to walk both on the Canada and U.S. side. The landscaping and...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a place for picnics, relaxing in the sun and enjoying the gardens planted by both nations. The bay breezes from the west are refreshing and the well-maintained lawn is special because it represents a treaty signed by both the United States and Canada....More

Thank Jon B
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WhatintheSamHill2016, Peace Arch Association at Peace Arch State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Never thought a border would be a lovely place to stroll and enjoy. The Peace Arch State Park is lovely with picnic areas and places to sit and enjoy the sun, gardens and a view of bay as well as the Peace Arch itself. The...More

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Negin M
26 May 2018|
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Response from rmcgrew2 | Reviewed this property |
The entire park is neutral territory. You can visit and cross over the actual boundary line within the park back and forth with no concerns. They only check passports when you’re in the other side of the actual park... More
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Pardis R
2 May 2018|
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Response from coachklewis | Reviewed this property |
I think you can walk back and forth without issue as long as you stay in the park. We walked both sides and didnt have a problem. Im not sure about exchanging gifts due to restrictions.
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Hopexoxoily
22 February 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Hi: This is a really good question. Actually, the park is operated by both the US & Canadian park services.... They do this by dividing the park where the road linking the US & Canada runs. BUT... the park can be entered... More
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