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Semiahmoo Spit

Puget Sound and Islands > Bellingham Area
48.9784, -122.7914 Map & Directions
1.6 miles, roundtrip
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The Semiahmoo Spit trail has fantastic mountain views, birdwatching, marine mamals and more. Photo by raring2hike. Full-size image
  • Mountain views
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Coast

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Here, find spectacular views of Mount Baker, Twin Sisters and other peaks. Activities include beachcombing, birdwatching, and picnicking. Continue reading

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Hiking Semiahmoo Spit

Semihamoo Park has beach walking and the Coast Millenium Trail, a paved 0.8 mile route that gives visitors spectacular views of Mount Baker, the Twin Sisters and other peaks. Activities include beachcombing, birdwatching, and picnicking.

The paved trail begins across the road from Semiahmoo Park where parking is available. As you walk, enjoy spectacular views across Drayton Harbor to Mount Baker. Bring binoculars to watch birds and seals.

The Coast Millennium Trail spans the length of Semiahmoo Park and extends north to the Semiahmoo Resort area and the seasonal Plover ferry to Blaine.

Toilet Information

  • Toilet at trailhead

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Wheelchair Accessibility

This trail is paved and flat along it's entirety.

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Semiahmoo Spit

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.9784, -122.7914 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Take Exit 270 (Birch Bay - Lynden Road) off Interstate 5. Turn west onto BirchBay/Lynden Road and drive 3 miles. Then turn right, north onto Blaine Rd. and continue for 1.9 miles. Turn left west onto Drayton Harbor Road for 3.3 miles and finally make a right at the "Y", turning north onto Semiahmoo Pkwy. It's 0.4 mile to parking lot and trail access.

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Puget Sound and Islands > Bellingham Area

Whatcom County Park

Guidebooks & Maps

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife brochure

"Western Washington Interstate 5 Wildlife Viewing".

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