Day Hike - Whatcom Falls


Day Hike - Whatcom Falls

A photography trip with waterfalls, creeks, ponds, wildlife, a fish hatchery and a railroad trestle.

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  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • Pace: Slow with long stops for photographs.

Cedar and Grove Park and Ride Marysville WA, 8:00 AM. From the Park and Ride we will caravan to the trailhead. If you would like to meet at Whatcom Falls Park plan to be there at 9:15 am. No parking permits required.

Whatcom Falls Park has many photo opportunities. A large waterfall, Whatcom Creek, ponds that may have ducks and birds, an old railroad trestle, and a fish hatchery. There will be lots of time for photographs. Bring your tripod, wide angle and zoom lens, filters, or any other equipment you might like to use.

Optional lunch at the park after the trip. (Bring your own lunch)

As of the posing date, this is a phase two trip, subject to change.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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