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  • BELLINGHAMBELLINGHAMBELLINGHAM

    TRAIL GUIDETRAIL GUIDETRAIL GUIDE

    April 2013

  • Bay to Baker Trail

    & Little

    Squalicum Park

    Cornwall

    Park

    Maritime

    Heritage

    Park

    Old

    Village

    Trail

    Railroad

    Trail

    Whatcom

    Falls

    Park Civic

    Field

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    Sehome

    Arboretum

    Connelly Creek

    Nature Area

    South Bay

    Trail /

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    Trails

    Fairhaven

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    Lake Padden

    Park Arroyo

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    Interurban

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    Whatcom Creek

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    Bloedel

    Donovan

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    Big Rock

    Garden

    A digital version of this Park Trail Guide available at www.cob.org

    Trail Maps are available at the

    Bellingham Parks & Recreation Main Office,

    210 Lottie St Bellingham, WA, 98225

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    Northridge

    Park 10

    Cordata Park

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  • BAY TO BAKER TRAIL, SQUALICUM CREEK PARK TRAILS AND LITTLE SQUALICUM PARK TRAILS

    TRAIL DESCRIPTION These trails access Birchwood Park, Squalicum Creek Park, Little Squalicum Park and Squalicum Beach. Dogs must be on leash, except at Little Squalicum Park.

    TRAILHEADS

    Little Squalicum Park, 640 Marine Dr.

    Birchwood Park, 2709 Cedarwood Ave.

    Squalicum Creek Park, 1001 Squalicum Way Port of Bellingham parking area - From Port of Bellingham's parking area at the west end of Roeder Avenue, take a low tide beach walk on sand and cobblestones along the Bellingham Bay shoreline. Please leash your dog on the beach.

    MILEAGE

    0.7 mile Squalicum Beach to Pinewood Ave. /Patton St.

    1.2 miles Squalicum Beach to Squalicum Parkway at the Northwest Ave. Bridge.

    1.2 Miles Squalicum Creek Park, from Squalicum Way to Squalicum Beach.

    Little Squalicum Park is a community park established in 1976. Facilities include beach, trails, interpretive displays and parking. Little Squalicum Creek runs through this park.

    Squalicum Creek Park is a community park established in 2002. Facilities include restroom, ballfield, parking, and trails. Future phases will add a playground, picnic facilities, fenced dog park, and basketball.

    Birchwood Park is a neighborhood park established in 1996. Facilities include playground, picnic shelter, parking and open field.

    Squalicum Beach is owned and managed by the Port of Bellingham. Dogs must be on-leash.

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  • CIVIC FIELD ATHLETIC COMPLEX TRAIL DESCRIPTION Easy gravel trail begins near the Sportsplex on Civic Field Way. Follow path through the woods, then along Frank Geri Fields to a loop trail through the woods east of Puget St. This trail connects to Salmon Woods trails and to Whatcom Creek Trail. Keep your dog on-leash, please. TRAILHEAD Use any of the parking lots at Civic Field Athletic Complex. MILEAGE

    1.2 mile loop. See map Civic Field Athletic Complex is a community park established in the mid-1950's. Facilities include lighted football/soccer stadium, track and field facilities, four lighted and two unlighted softball fields, lighted baseball stadium, aquatic center, playground, skate park, bike park, privately operated indoor ice and soccer facility, parking, restrooms and trails.

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  • CONNELLY CREEK TRAIL TRAIL DESCRIPTION Relatively flat terrain along Connelly Creek through wooded canopy and open meadows. Dogs must be on leash. TRAILHEADS Limited parking on gravel shoulder at the south access on Donovan Ave. at 30th St. North access from Ferry Ave. east of Sehome High School near Bill McDonald Parkway. Follow the sidewalk on the south side of Donovan west for one block to Happy Valley Park where the trail continues south to Old Fairhaven Parkway. There are numerous neighborhood access points.

    MILEAGE

    1 mile - Ferry Ave. to Donovan Ave. Connelly Creek Nature Area was established in 1981. Some of the largest Sitka Spruce trees in the city are found near the creek. Happy Valley Park is a neighborhood park established in 1995. Facilities include playground, picnic table and trails.

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  • CORDATA PARK

    Cordata Park, acquired by the City in 2007, features trails, benches and interpretive signs. Additional park development is planned for the future. Birding opportunities abound with the variety of habitats. Dogs on-leash.

    TRAILHEADS

    Walk-in trail access at west end of Horton Road and off of Cordata Parkway, north of Horton Road. No on-street parking.

    Trail users may park at Birchwood Presbyterian Church, located at 400 Meadowbrook Ct., in signed designated spaces only. Please respect their private property.

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