Point Roberts Parks
From pristine beach vistas to unspoiled serene coastal woodlands, Point Roberts has a wealth of parks and trails that highlight the natural beauty of our environment. From pristine beach vistas to unspoiled serene coastal woodlands, Point Roberts has a wealth of parks and trails that highlight the natural beauty of our environment.
If you’re looking for more outdoor activities with incredible scenery, be sure not to miss these popular parks in Point Roberts.
Lighthouse Marine Park
811 Marine Drive, Point Roberts, WA – 21 acre park
The Lighthouse Marine Park is a 21-acre park on the Salish Sea that is a popular spot for visitors to Point Roberts. The park amenities include a boardwalk, picnic areas, playground, trails, boat launch, and 30 campsites for weekend family get-togethers camping. It is the only park in Point Roberts with a campground, so it’s a good idea to make reservations ahead of time.
Whale sightings – Lighthouse Marine Park is a popular place to view Orca whales from shore. If you’re lucky, you might be able to see one of these magnificent creatures do a full body breach out of the water. The best months for Orca sightings are in the summer months when three local pods are passing through.
Birding watching – The park has an abundance of birds and is the perfect place to observe seabirds, shorebirds, and waterfowl.
25 Marine Drive, Point Roberts, WA – 7 acre park
Located in the northwest corner of Point Roberts, the park sits parallel to the U.S.-Canada border. Visitors will find an obelisk cement monument noted as “Border Marker Number One,” an indication of the westernmost border marker between the U.S. and Canada.
The park also encompasses a canopied forest of cedar and fir trees with a hiking trail down to a graded path leading to the beach on the Salish Sea. Views from the beach include a wide expanse of the Strait of Georgia, wading heron and shorebirds, and the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal. Monument Park is a popular location for birdwatchers, especially during the winter months and fall and spring migrations.
Lily Point Marine Reserve Park
2315 APA Road, Point Roberts, WA – 275 acre park
Lily Point Marine Reserve Park features trails through forested uplands with views of over a mile of saltwater shoreline on Boundary Bay.
With 275-acres of forested upland and beaches, Lily Point Marine Reserve is known for its towering sandstone bluffs grappling up from the beach shoreline below. The trails go from easy to moderate to steep in some places. When beachside, pilings can be seen running out into Boundary Bay, remains from the Alaska Packers Association cannery that once operated here in the 1800s.
Wildlife at Lily Point – From the shoreline, view Orca’s passing through the Strait of Georgia, Blue Herons, and other shorebirds, and an amazing delegation of Bald Eagles viewed at low tide.
Boundary Bay Road, Point Roberts, WA – 100 acres
A popular Boundary Bay beach sitting on the northeastern corner of Point Roberts is known for its sandy beaches and tidelands. A great place to swim, skimboard, paddleboard, and relax with a beach chair and umbrella for the day. Families can easily get lost for the day building sandcastles, exploring tidal pools, shellfish harvesting, strolling the tide flats, and sunbathing. At low tide, tidelands can stretch out over half a mile.
Visit Point Roberts … your fun’s waiting!