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Birch Bay State Park

Puget Sound and Islands

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Puget Sound and Islands -- Bellingham Area
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Terrell Creek Marsh is one of the few remaining saltwater/freshwater estuaries in northern Puget Sound. The half mile loop through a mixed forest of maple, alder, paper birch, cedars, and hemlock has 10 informative signs along the way. There are 1.5 miles of saltwater shoreline to explore.

Hiking opportunities at Birch Bay SP include the 1/2 mile Terrell Marsh Loop and 1.5 miles of saltwater shoreline. Migratory waterfowl, American Bald Eagles, Great Blue Heron, and smaller song birds can be seen.

Terrell Creek Marsh is one of the few remaining saltwater/freshwater estuaries in northern Puget Sound. The 1/2 mile loop through a mixed forest of maple, alder, paper birch, cedars, and hemlock has 10 informative signs along the way. There are 1.5 miles of saltwater shoreline to explore.

 

Birch Bay State Park

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Co-ordinates: 48.9069, -122.7660 Open map in new window

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Puget Sound and Islands -- Bellingham Area

Washington State Parks

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Guidebooks & Maps

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife brochure

"Western Washington Interstate 5 Wildlife Viewing"

Washington State Parks Birch Bay State Park PDF Map: https://bit.ly/2QFvAkN

Getting There

I-5 Exit 266. West onto Grandview Road, 7 miles. North onto Jackson Road, .8 mile, west onto Helweg Road, .6 mile to park.

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