Emerald (Toad) Lake Neighborhood

The Emerald Lake community is located on Squalicum Mountain, just east of Bellingham. Emerald Lake, also known as Toad Lake, is a small, 29-acre lake nestled high up on Squalicum Mountain. The lake is surrounded by trees and has limited public access giving it a rural feel just minutes away from I-5 and downtown Bellingham. 

Toad LakeEmerald Lake is great for rowing, paddling, swimming and fishing (no motor boats allowed). The lake is stocked with rainbow trout and kokanee fry. Waterfront home enjoy easy access to the water and there are two "community only" lake access points for Emerald Lake Property Owners Association members. There is no public access to the lake from Emerald Lake Way.

On the western hillside of Squalicum Mountain many homes enjoy full or partial views of the City, Bellingham Bay and the Islands to the west. 

Barkley Village and Sunset Square are both a short drive away and have grocery stores, several retail shops and restaurants. Downtown Bellingham is about 5 miles away.

Emerald Lake has one public access area at the southwest end that can be reached fron Toad Lake Road. There is a gravel boat ramp, floating dock and limited maneuvering and parking space. The lake is open to fishing from April 28 to Oct 31.

In general, public school students living in the Emerald Lake area attend Northern Heights Elementary, Shuksan Middle School and Squalicum High School. Northern Heights Elementary and Squalicum High School are both located nearby. Shuksan Middle School is located in the north end of Bellingham.

Latest Emerald (Toad) Lake Real Estate

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$625,000

42222 Brays Wy, Bellingham

11 Lots - Priced at less than 1/2 of tax assessed value. Flexible property w/spectacular views! Property can be fully developed as 6 view estate parcels & 5 small buildin...

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  • MLS880906
  • Bldg.Huntington Woods Phase 3
  • Courtesy ofKeller Williams Western Realty
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$229,900

1807 Emerald Lake Way, Bellingham

This 2bd/1.5 bath gem close to town, secluded w peek a view of Toad Lake, Owner remodeled dwnstrs bdrm to include walk-in closet. Finish off bsmnt make an office/Den and ...

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  • MLS1188876
  • Bldg.Emerald Lake
  • Courtesy ofKeller Williams Western Realty
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$225,000

0 XXXX Emerald Lake Wy, Bellingham

Sound & City View Acreage! This 10.47 sub-dividable acres has water share, paved street access, not in the Lake Whatcom water shed, and the preliminary short plat work do...

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  • MLS1049672
  • Courtesy ofJohn L. Scott, Inc.
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$105,000

Bellingham

This vacant lot boasts views of the Bellingham Bay and the city lights. Located in the highlands of the Emerald Lake community and situated close to the lake. The land t...

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  • MLS1051117
  • Courtesy ofColdwell Banker Bain
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