1910 Freeway Dr
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 428-7020
Fax: (360) 428-7838
This library houses more than 26,000 books, including audio books, children's books and tapes, videos, magazines, newspapers, and reference materials. There are also computers with Microsoft Office applications and Internet access.
Open all year, this marina offers two marina basins, guest moorage, 360 covered berths, power & water, restrooms, showers, and laundry, and a full range of boater's services.
Samish Park is a 39-acre park which is situated on the southeast slopes of the Chuckanut Mountains. It features about 1,500 feet of shoreline the property, which was formerly a fishing resort known as Paradise Point, an enclosed swimming area, a fishing dock, boat rentals, hiking trails, picnic facilities, and a children's playground.
Oak Harbor Marina on Whidbey Island is a 420 boat facility with 217 open and 135 covered permanent slips, 52 guest moorage slips, plenty of side-tie moorage, and 96 dry storage garage-type sheds.
Nestled in the lush greens of the Olympic Peninsula, the Chuckanut Bay Gallery & Sculpture Garden is an unique combination of art and nature. It houses a huge outdoor sculpture garden along with a huge display of around 400 American handicrafts for its visitors. These products can also be purchased.
This incredible 134-acre camping park has 88 tent sites, two restrooms, two showers, picnic sites, 6,700 feet of rocky shoreline and beach, five miles of trails, and a 1/2 mile nature trail with 18 interpretive stations. It has an amphitheater which offers programs in the summer months and a launching ramp. Enjoy boating, fishing, seasonal clamming, hiking, camping, nature study, scuba diving, bird watching, and picnicking while at this park.
Gamwell House is located at Bellingham, Washington. It was built in 1890 and designed by architects Longstaff & Black. It was built in the Late Victorian style of architecture and is an iconic landmark of this kind. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972.
Adjacent to the 1892 Old City Hall building, the Syre Education Center is housed in a building that was built in 1926, as the City of Bellingham's fire hall. The Syre Education Center features classroom space and permanent historical exhibits. Whatcom's photo archives can be found on the second floor.
The Bellingham Public Library in downtown Bellingham offers such materials and services as books, magazines, CDs, almanacs, directories, encyclopedias, indexes, magazines and newspapers on microfilm and microfiche, a genealogy collection donated by the Whatcom Genealogical Society, story hours and children's programs, Internet access, a reference desk, and outreach services.
Touted as the oldest surviving house site in the Bellingham city of the U.S. State of Washington, the Pickett House occupies prime historical importance. The construction of the significant house dates back to 1856. It was a creation of the U.S. Confederate State Army's Captain George Pickett. A distinctive feature of the house remains that the site has undergone very few changes over the decades, thus retaining to its originality. The monumental site stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Situated above Lake Whatcom, the two and a half acre Big Rock Garden Park features over 35 permanent works by international and local artists, including Mexican artist Sebastian and Canadian artist David Marshall. The annual International Sculpture Exhibit runs May through September and featured 10-20 selected pieces from a variety of accomplished sculptors.
Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve is an element of the National Park Service near Coupeville in Washington. The National Historic reserve is a rural district that preserves an unbroken historical record of the Puget Sound exploration and the settlement from the 19th Century through the present day. It is spread over a mammoth area of 19,333 acres (7824 hectares) of land. It was established on November 10, 1978 and occupies great historic importance. With its stunning landscape, it is a superb site to visit.