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So fun at sunset

So . . . this place is a little off the beaten path. but for those of us who live in the area, it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perry E
Bellingham, Washington
Not in Your Probable Top Tier of Places to Visit, but Lovely

When you're through with the "famous" places in the Vancouver area, if you still have some time... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Bellingham, Washington
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5236 Nielsen Ave, Ferndale, WA 98248-9453
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So . . . this place is a little off the beaten path. but for those of us who live in the area, it is a nice escape for an hour or so. I would recommend starting with the fragrance garden just next to the...More

Thank Perry E
Reviewed 13 July 2017

When you're through with the "famous" places in the Vancouver area, if you still have some time left, a stroll through this locale is rewarding and peaceful. Check out the viewing garden too at the Interpretive Center.

Thank Kenpasha
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Love this place to wander on the boardwalk and admire the water surroundings. Scenery is nice and serene to enjoy the birds and peacefulness. Great tower to climb and view the fields around and the lake. Nice adventure.

Thank loonalaska
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find! My boyfriend and I were driving back to Vancouver from a trip to Seattle and stumbled upon this place looking for a nice place to enjoy our takeout. It was that and so much more. Around every corner was another beautiful...More

1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Tenant Lake Park consists of three main elements, the historic house that is now an interpretive center (open sporadically), a nice fragrance garden that id well labelled and maintained, and the marsh and lake. The lake has a fun boardwalk the winds through thr brush...More

Thank Hikestick
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The fragrance garden is lovely, and the boardwalk (when it is open) is wonderful. It is a pleasant, easy walk through a marshy wilderness. There are many types of dragonflies, frogs, and birds, as well as interesting plants.

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a great place to walk the board walk into the marsh area. The sites are great and not a hard walk at all

Thank 354bob
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Located right next to Hovander Homestead Park, this park has an nice observation tower for a panoramic view. The boardwalk through the water is neat, too. Has washrooms and parking. Fragrance garden is nice.

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 3 July 2015

My husband and I spent most of our time in the Fragrance Garden. He is a semi-professional photographer and loves to shoot wildlife. There were lots of hummingbirds and butterflies to photograph as well as insects for close up shots. I spent my time looking...More

1  Thank Kathryn_Sv
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I grew up around this area and my family and I love to visit Tennant Lake Park whenever we return. It's free to visit and it's definitely a unique experience. They have a beautiful elevated fragrance garden, a tall wooden tower (where you can climb...More

Thank ErickEY
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