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Peace Arch State Park

Closed Now: 08:00 - 18:00
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
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Visit with a senior center trip

It is an awe inspiring park and arch. The beauty of it all was enjoyed by all of us on the trip... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oak Harbor, Washington
Beautiful Park

Really worth a visit to think you are in 2 countries at the same time. Really unique. Did not know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sally W
Cerritos, United States
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
19 A St, Blaine, WA 98230
+1 360-332-8221
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All reviews canadian side cross the border beautiful flowers united states stretch your legs through customs both sides discovery pass stop and smell the roses nice stop leisurely walk duty free store outdoor sculptures canadian flag nice place for a picnic play area many times
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is an awe inspiring park and arch. The beauty of it all was enjoyed by all of us on the trip. Also a great display showing how the Peach Arch came into being. Will go back again.

Thank mbark56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really worth a visit to think you are in 2 countries at the same time. Really unique. Did not know abt this place until I visited No. WA. A must if you are in this area.

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the US portion of the international park and is accessible from 2nd street in Blaine. One can avoid the parking charges by parking in Blaine and walk about ten minutes to the park. The highlight are the nicely manicured rose and flower beds....More

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed 10 September 2018

A delightful series of outdoor concerts on Sunday afternoons. Chairs set up under the large trees, small enough venue to be close to the performers, and wonderful fun watching the car lines backed up to cross the border.

Thank ch00seyon3
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We stopped here for restroom break and last minute souvenir shopping. The store is huge with different departments - huge liquor department - food - fragrance - jewelry - and clothing. I ended up finding a Vancouver sweatshirt and that is one thing that I...More

Thank Tonya
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This park is at the border of the US and Canada where the cars line up to get to the other side. Beautiful flowers and landscaping. Was a rainy day. Saw some views of the water. Has a bathroom facility. Discovery pass for parking on...More

2  Thank amy p
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Each visit to Peace Arch State Park provides lovely views, wonderful gardens and flowers and inspiration. The monument is a wonderful reminder of the connection between our country and our neighbor tho the North. The gardens are always kept so nicely, and in summer the...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful state park where you can walk into Canada without a passport! Park grounds are clean and manicured. There are colorful flower gardens, a cute little gazebo, lily ponds, art sculptures and wonderful views of Canada and Washington state. Parking is $10 unless you have...More

Thank kristymichael1970
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Peace Arch park at the Blaine crossing is just beautiful. The grounds are always kept up.....bushes trimmed, lawns mowed, flowers planted and tended. Loved how they made a Canadian flag out of flowers. There is a spot where you can stand between the two...More

Thank busconi
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This unique park straddles the US/Canada border giving you a chance visit both countries, get some great photos, and see the gardens without passing through customs. Just be sure to return to the country where you started your visit. The Peace Arch monument symbolizes the...More

Thank WhatcomFoodie
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Sona D
25 August 2018|
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Response from WhatintheSamHill2016 | Property representative |
The park is very well monitored by the authorities (cameras) on both sides of the border.
Amin H
20 August 2018|
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Response from mermaid0429 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk the grounds but there is not a place to buy food
Lion M
15 August 2018|
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Response from rmcgrew2 | Reviewed this property |
You can be in the park and return home without issue or inspection unless you’re acting suspiciously.