Parks & Recreation

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Whatcom County Parks and Recreation has something for everyone:

  • Explore county parks ocean side to mountain peaks
  • Find the perfect campsite 
  • Take the family on a picnic
  • Discover beach creatures
  • Spend the night in a lakeside rustic cabin 
  • Hike to a mountain top
  • Touch history 
  • Watch bald eagles soar
  1. What's New
  2. Frequently Asked
  3. Upcoming Events
  1. New Maple Creek Park Bridge Opens!

    We're excited to announce the new Maple Creek Park bridge is now open to pedestrians and bicyclists. The 60 foot bridge replaces one severely damaged by a falling tree in 2015. Read on...
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Mission Statement

The goal of the Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich the quality of life for the community and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the County through provision of outstanding parks and trails, open space and natural areas, as well as recreational activities and Senior Services.