Stimpson Nature Preserve/Geneva Pond Loops

Easy/moderate day hike in the Stimpson Nature Preserve, near Bellingham. Two ponds and additional wetland areas support a wide variety of plants and animals, including beaver. Deer, cougar, and smaller mammals frequent the park.

The Stimpson Nature Preserve is a 350 acre undisturbed old-growth forest wetland ecosystem. It features a wide diversity of tree species including Douglas Fir trees over 400 years old, snags and decaying logs, and a complex architecture of canopy, understory, shrub layer, and tapestry of the forest floor. Two ponds and additional wetland areas support a wide variety of plants and animals, including beaver. Deer, cougar, and smaller mammals frequent the park.

See WTA listing for additional info: https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/stimpson-nature-reserve

  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 4.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 514 ft
  • 800 ft
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Upcoming Activities

May Hikes: 3 to 5.5 miles, 300 to 1,250 feet gain - Stimpson Nature Preserve/Geneva Pond Loops

Day Hiking Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Course
This hike may count toward your monthly required GoHike course May hike.
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, May 11, 2024
No Prerequisites
6 participants 1 instructor
Registration opens Apr 5; Instructor registration open now
Foothills Branch
Ken Hahn
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