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Peace Arch State Park

19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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Awesomely Delightful and Beautiful Park

I used to live in the city of Bellingham and used to visit this park regularly with my dog. I love... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AoxmxoA
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Seattle, Washington
Lovely Park

The park is on the border and you can wander back and forth on both the US and Canadian sides. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David U
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White Rock, Canada
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The park is open daily 8am to dusk. Visiting the park and its amenities is FREE. However there is a $10 per day parking fee to use the state park parking area. Walking tour, gardens, interpretive displays, bird watching, playground. Pets are welcome on leash. Annual sculpture exhibition May 1st, to October 1st. Annual sundae afternoon concert series in August.
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
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+1 360-332-8221
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I used to live in the city of Bellingham and used to visit this park regularly with my dog. I love this park so much. There are not many people around so I can let Luna off her leash and she can prance around as...More

Thank AoxmxoA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is on the border and you can wander back and forth on both the US and Canadian sides. It has nice gardens and the border markers are interesting. Great views of the ocean and islands.

Thank David U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this park. Not only can you stand in two countries as one time, but it's interesting to learn the history of the arch and what it stands for.

Thank dennis1027
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a review on crossing over from Canada to the US. Leave plenty of time it is a long process if you are not a Canadian or US resident. To get to the front of the queue took us 1 hour. Then we had...More

1  Thank aussietraveller59
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This Border Peace Arch State Park was very beautiful it was kind of a botanical Park, no passport needed you can walk around while within the park US or Canada site. It's definitely a must see Park. You can even bring the dog and your...More

Thank Birgit J
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It's cool but I was a little shocked by how open the US and Canadian border is here. I expected to see at least a fence.

Thank SailingCrew
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a picnic of you are crossing the border. Very attractive and peaceful. Bring some food and enjoy.

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We love this park it's just a beautiful place to spend the day and have a picnic take some pictures take a nice walk.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have heard of people getting married at/near the Peace Arch. I would not assume it is because the area is beautiful, it is because it is on the border of the US and Canada. While it may technically be a state park, it is...More

1  Thank tlawish
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This park straddles the US - Canadian border. You can physically stand on both sides of the border simultaneously, which is kind of cool! There are at least three locations that mark the border. The Peace Arch was built to commemorate 100 yr. of a...More

Thank Camille C
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LMHVAN
29 July 2017|
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Response from Gweneth N | Reviewed this property |
NO there is not a duty free store at the Peace Arch Crossing ,however there are two at the truck crossing ( Douglas Crossing) 1 mile east of Peace Arch.
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Samra B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Gweneth N | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sambra, I take it that one of you is American and the other Canadian? There are no neutral businesses (stores or motels )on the border. The park is closely monitored by the border patrol..
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Katherine Y
31 March 2017|
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Response from Gweneth N | Reviewed this property |
You need a passport to cross the border . Before 911 you could cross with other government issued ID. Since 911 things are tighter. As you are on the Canadian side you can go into the Duty Free bit you can only purchase if... More
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