Birch Bay

State Park - Washington

Birch Bay State Park is located nine miles (14 km) south of Blaine in Whatcom County, Washington. The park has 8,255 feet (2,516 m) of saltwater shoreline on Birch Bay and 15,000 feet (4,600 m) of freshwater shoreline along Terrell Creek. Recreational opportunities include camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, crabbing, clamming, and boating.

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Birch Bay SP https://parks.state.wa.us/170/Birch-Bay https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birch_Bay_State_Park Birch Bay State Park is located nine miles (14 km) south of Blaine in Whatcom County, Washington. The park has 8,255 feet (2,516 m) of saltwater shoreline on Birch Bay and 15,000 feet (4,600 m) of freshwater shoreline along Terrell Creek. Recreational opportunities include camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, crabbing, clamming, and boating.
Things to remember Birch Bay State Park • Park hours – April 1 to Sept. 30, 5105 Helweg Road 6:30 a.m. to dusk. Blaine, WA 98230 • Winter schedule – Oct. 1 to March 31, (360) 371-2800 8 a.m. to dusk. Although most parks are open State Parks information: year round, some parks or portions of parks (360) 902-8844 are closed during the winter. For a winter Reservations: Online at schedule and information about seasonal www.parks.state.wa.us or closures, visit www.parks.state.wa.us or call the call (888) CAMPOUT information center at (360) 902-8844. or (888) 226-7688 • Wildlife, plants and all park buildings, signs, Other state parks located tables and other structures are protected; removal in the general area: or damage of any kind is prohibited. Hunting, Peace Arch and Larrabee feeding of wildlife and gathering firewood on state park property is prohibited. • One camping party is allowed per site. Maximum of eight people per campsite. Connect with us on social media • Campsites may not be held for other parties. • Camping check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out www.twitter.com/WAStatePks time is 1 p.m. www.facebook.com/WashingtonStateParks • Extra vehicle overnight - $10 per night in designated area www.youtube.com/WashingtonStateParks for each vehicle in excess of the one allowed per site. Does not apply to vehicle towed by a recreational vehicle. Share your stories and photos: Adventure Awaits.com • Pets must be on leash and under physical control at all times. This includes trail areas and campsites. Pet owners must clean up after pets on all state park lands. ple If you would like to support Washington State S Sam • Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Sample Parks even more, please consider making a S 8 when renewing your license plate tabs. • Engine-driven electric generators may be operated 201 donation You also may place a check in a donation box 2017 when only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. you visit state parks. e Birch Bay State Park Sam S Donations are a significant part of the State Parks budget and pl are needed to keep your parks open and operating. 16 20 more information, visit www.parks.state.wa.us/donations 2019 For S The Discover Pass is required for day visits to state parks and access to other state-managed recreation lands. The pass provides access to millions of acres of parks, wildlife areas, trails, natural areas and water-access sites. The annual pass is transferable between two vehicles. • Annual pass: $30 • One-day pass: $10 (transaction and dealer fees may apply) Washington State Parks Sample The Discover Pass can be purchased online, by phone or in person. For details, visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov or call (866) 320-9933. Thank you for supporting Washington state recreation lands. P&R 45-51500-02 (04/17) www.parks.state.wa.us Welcome to Birch Bay Overnight accommodations The park offers several options for overnight stays. There are 147 standard campsites in the forested camping area and 20 utility sites that accommodate RVs up to 60 feet long. There also is a primitive group camp that accommodates up to 40 guests and two group camps with five standard campsites in each. Group camp reservation may be made by calling (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. BP Heron Center Looking for a spectacular site to hold your next event? The prime beachfront setting, coupled with the magnificent log cabin architecture, of the BP Heron Center is sure to inspire. The center is a gorgeous facility and perfectly suited for educational programs, retreats, parties, weddings, fundraisers and more. It accommodates more than 100 guests inside and more than 150 guests under the covered patio and surrounding grounds. The center is available year round for rentals. For more information on rentals, call (360) 371-2800 or email bpheroncenter@gmail.com Birch Bay State Park is a unique park as it features both saltwater and freshwater shorelines. This 194-acre camping park has 8,255 feet of saltwater shoreline on Birch Bay and 14,923 feet of freshwater shoreline on Terrell Creek. The Terrell Creek Marsh is one of the few remaining saltwater/ freshwater estuaries in north Puget Sound. The park features nearly 2 miles of beach and great views of the Canadian Gulf Islands and the Cascade Mountains. The park is rich in archeological significance and a natural game sanctuary is at the park’s north end. The park offers a variety of recreational activities, including wind surfing, boating, fishing, bird watching, crabbing, clamming and hiking. The park is 10 miles south of Blaine, Wash., near the Canadian border. Birch Bay State Park Birch Bay State Park Canoe access Picnic area Wind surfing Trailer dump Sailing Welcome station Picnic area Canoe access Reservable shelter Trailer dump Wind surfing Restroom Welcome Sailing station Swimming Reservable shelter Restroom Swimming BP To Birch Bay Birch Bay RV camping Group camp Amphitheater Hiking Camping BP Heron Boat launch Center R
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