A Fall Afternoon on Lake Padden - photo by Stacie Michaelson<br> image

A Fall Afternoon on Lake Padden - photo by Stacie Michaelson

Lake Padden Park

​​​There is so much to do at Lake Padden Park! This 745 acre picturesque park provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities including; hiking, biking, running, paddling, swimming, horseback riding and even golfing. Experience the sights and sounds of nature while hiking through an established urban forest.  Meander along the lakeside trail and take in the local wildlife. A boat launch is available on the east entrance of the park for those wishing to explore the park from the water. For the athletic crowd there are multi-use ball fields, pickleball and an 205 acre award-winning 18 hole championship golf course.  Established in 1972, Lake Padden is a hidden gem located on the south side of Bellingham.

​​​Amenities

  • Boat Launch - non-motorized or electric motors only
  • Fishing Dock
  • Multipurpose fields
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Trails
  • Golf Course

 

 

Hours

6:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Location and Map

4882 Samish Way in the Samish Neighborhood.

    • ​East entrance: Lake Padden Golf Course, boat launch, playground, picnic shelters, ball fields, and dog off leash area. 
    • ​​West entrance: tennis courts and fishing dock.

Park Maps


Facility Rentals

There are two picnic shelters available for reservations. Visit the Facility Rentals webpage for shelter amenities, rental fees and availability.

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More Information

For more information about this park contact the Parks & Recreation Main Office.

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