Birch Bay

Birch Bay is located on a shallow, crescent-shaped bay, this beach-side community offers a range of year-round recreation for families and couples looking for a get-away from the hustle and bustle of big towns. Birch Bay is home to five different golf courses, a water slide park, go-carts, horseback riding, beach combing, C-Shop and more. 

For the bird watchers, Birch Bay and nearby Blaine are a “birders paradise.” Birch Bay State Park and nearby Blaine’s Marine Park and Drayton Harbor are among the top birding spots on the Washington State Birding Trail’s Cascade Loop. This area boasts the largest heron rookery as well as a huge number of water fowl and shorebirds in the spring, fall and winter months. Along Birch Bay Drive are a number of spots for catching glimpses of nesting eagles.

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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.
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