Enjoy views of Lake Whatcom, the surrounding hills, waterfalls, and giant old Douglas Fir trees. Lake Whatcom Park gives visitors the opportunity to stroll by the lake and walk through a lush forest. The interpretive kiosk, located at the lakeshore, tells the story of Lake Whatcom and its significance to our community.
October 2019 Update: During summer 2019, the Chanterelle Trail was extended an additional 2.6 miles and is now open to two-way foot traffic and uphill bikes. Work continues on the Brown Pow descending mountain bike trail with completion expected in 2020. Click here for more information on this project.
In 2020 and 2021, construction of new trail is planned from the terminus of the Chanterelle Trail to the Hertz Trail.
The first 0.6 miles of the trail is shared hiking and biking. The remaining 4.4 miles of trail is open to two way foot traffic and uphill bike travel. Until the Brown Pow Trail is completed, bikes return to the trailhead via the forest road.
From Parking Area 2: 0.6 miles one way the trail is open to two way foot traffic and uphill bike travel. 2.4 miles one way to the Chanterelle Overlook. 5 miles one way to the terminus
Moderate, 5 Miles one way