Birch Bay State Park

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Birch Bay State Park
Birch Bay State Park (2015-05-16).jpg
Map showing the location of Birch Bay State Park
Map showing the location of Birch Bay State Park
Location in the state of Washington
Location Whatcom County, Washington, United States
Nearest city Blaine, Washington
Coordinates 48°54′11″N 122°45′54″W / 48.90306°N 122.76500°W / 48.90306; -122.76500Coordinates: 48°54′11″N 122°45′54″W / 48.90306°N 122.76500°W / 48.90306; -122.76500[1]
Area 194 acres (79 ha)
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)[1]
Designation Washington state park
Established 1954[2]
Administrator Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Website Birch Bay State Park

Birch Bay State Park is a 194-acre (79 ha) Washington state park located nine miles (14 km) south of Blaine in Whatcom County. The park has 8,255 feet (2,516 m) of saltwater shoreline on Birch Bay and 15,000 feet (4,600 m) of freshwater shoreline along Terrell Creek. Recreational opportunities include camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, crabbing, clamming, and boating.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Birch Bay State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Marine Protected Areas in Washington" (PDF). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. December 2009. p. 39. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Birch Bay State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 15, 2015.

External links

  • Birch Bay State Park Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Birch Bay State Park Map Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
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