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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1853 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Bellingham

Fully updated Lakefront Home perched on edge of the water. No road in between here, this is an irreplaceable location on Emerald Lake just minutes from booming Bellingham...

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0 Squalicum Mountain Road, Bellingham

10.54 acres located in a gated community where you can create your own estate. You'll need well, power and septic. There are several sites within the lot, and it has been...

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1774 Emerald Lake Wy, Bellingham

3 small cabins all on one large lot in the woods near quiet Emerald Lake. The possibilities for this property are endless: a quaint "tiny house" life in the trees, a summ...

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1805 Emerald Lake Wy, Bellingham

Beautiful affordable building lot at Emerald Lake. Huge majestic evergreens stand tall like posted sentries. Nice filtered lake view could really open up with some limbin...

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