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Find Your Adventure in Whatcom County

Fresh air and wide-open spaces are plentiful in Bellingham and Whatcom County, which extends from the shores of the Salish Sea to the rugged mountains of North Cascades National Park. Whatever level of activity you're seeking, you can find it! Check below for great ways to enjoy our many miles of coastline, extensive forest trails, and heaps of alpine snow. Push your limits, or relax with a view, but definitely plan your adventure in Whatcom County today!

Check our Travel Advisory page for up to date information and links to other resources. You may also need a Discover Pass on your adventures in Whatcom County. Many locations have a kiosk to purchase a pass onsite - but not all. When you arrive at a location requiring this pass, you will see signs. Purchase a pass online ahead of time here

Now go enjoy these natural wonders, but always be sure to #RecreateResponsibly: Know before you go. Plan and prepare. Build an inclusive outdoors. Respect others. Leave no trace. Make it better.

Travel to the extreme NW peak of the US Pacific Northwest when you visit gorgeous port communities on the 49th parallel.

Download the free pass and start your quest today! Stop at enough locations and win a local prize. Find all details here

LGBTQ+ Stand-Up Paddle Board Session
Friday, Oct 6, 2023
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Open Roller Skate
Friday, Oct 6, 2023
6:00–8:00 pm
Lummi Island Loop! 10k & 5k Run/Walk
Sunday, Oct 8, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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        We acknowledge that Whatcom County is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. They cared for the lands that included what we’d call the Puget Sound region, Vancouver Island and British Columbia since time immemorial. This gives us the great obligation and opportunity to learn how to care for our surrounding areas and all the natural and human resources we require to live. We express our deepest respect and gratitude for our indigenous neighbors, the Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribe, for their enduring care and protection of our shared lands and waterways.
Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism
Visitor Center Located at I-5 Exit 253 - Check Hours
904 Potter Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone: 360-671-3990

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