245 Chuckanut Dr, Bellingham Washington 98226
This was Washington State's first park. 20 acres were donated in 1915, and additional land purchases have expanded the size of the park to over 2,600 acres today.
From sea level to 1,940 feet elevation, the park occupies most of the westward side of Chuckanut Mountain.
The park, located 7 miles south of Bellingham on Samish Bay, features, picnicking, boating, fishing, clamming, hiking, camping, water skiing, crabbing, beachcombing, and scuba diving.
The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.
Other Washington State Parks nearby:
(Mount Vernon) Bay View State Park
(Blaine) Birch Bay State Park
(Stanwood) Camano Island State Park
(Oak Harbor) Deception Pass State Park
(Coupeville) Ebey's Landing State Park
(Coupeville) Fort Casey State Park
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11/12 Coming to The Bellingham area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.