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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 & Recreation

Tennant Lake

Tennant Lake

The shores of Tennant Lake resound at different times with the clatter of migratory birds. This 624 acre site includes a shallow lake surrounded by extensive wetlands, fields, forest and riparian zone. Tennant Lake Features:

  • Elevated boardwalk that meanders through the swamp and marsh habitat
  • 50 foot tower
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Trail
  • Meeting Room Rental

While at Tennant Lake take the opportunity to explore the Fragrance Garden and Hovander Homestead Park.

Tennant Lake
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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:  
Phone: 360.384.3444
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

From I - 5 take the Ferndale exit (262). Turn west on Main Street. Immediately after the railroad underpass turn left. Turn right on Nielson Avenue and follow the signs to the park.

Map to the Park pdf

Park Fees
Tennant Lake Interpretive Center Feespdf