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Michael McFarlane

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Headquarters
3373 Mount Baker Highway
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 733-2900

Whatcom County Parks & Trails

North Lake Whatcom Park

North Lake Whatcom Park -
Hertz Trail

This beautiful trail sits between Stewart Mountain and Lake Whatcom. The trail begins with a gradual slope through a lush forest to the interpretive kiosk at the Lakeshore. The trail then follows the railroad grade of the Bellingham & Eastern Railway along the shores of Lake Whatcom. Enjoy views of Lake Whatcom and surrounding hills plus waterfalls and giant old Douglas Fir trees.

HikingBikeADA Accessible

3.1 miles one way

Park Map pdf

North Lake Whatcom
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For more information you can contact our Parks & Recreation Main Office from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday at:
Lead Ranger: Dennis Conner
Phone: 360.384.3444
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

From I-5 take the Sunset Drive exit (255) go east. Turn right onto Woburn Street. Turn left onto Barkley Blvd. Turn right onto Britton Road. Turn left onto North Shore Drive. The road name changes to Northshore Road.

Map to the Park pdf