Lake Samish Neighborhod

Lake Samish is approx. 4 miles in length and 810-acres in size making it the second largest lake in the Bellingham area. Located about 6.5 miles south of Bellingham, the lake can be seen when travelling on I-5 between Alger and Bellingham. Since it is nestled between the forested hillsides of Chuckanut Mountain to the west, Blanchard Mountain to the south and Lookout Mountain to the east, Lake Samish has maintained its rural character.

Lake SamishLake Samish is heavily used by local residents for summer recreation including swimming, paddling, boating, jet skis and fishing. It is also used for rowing practice by the WWU crew teams. Camp Lutherwood is located on the northwest shore of the lake and is host to summer camps, retreats and various gatherings. Public access to this beautiful lake is limited since most of the lake's shoreline has been developed with private homes.

Samish Park is a Whatcom County Park located at the north end of Lake Samish. The parking lot of this popular park is often full during the hot, summer days. Samish Park has a swimming area, children's playground, picnic areas, hiking trails, fishing dock and has a variety of non-powered boats for rent in season (right). Samish Park is open year round for fishing and the lake has a variety of fish although it is not stocked. The park has a Day Lodge available for rental during the off season.

Public school students that live on Lake Samish are served by the Bellingham School District. They are bused to Larrabee Elementary, Fairhaven Middle School and Sehome High School.

Latest Lake Samish Homes For Sale

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$1,699,000

1834 Samish Lane, Bellingham

Lake Samish jewel on private .7acre w/approx.120' of no-bank waterfront!Gorgeous views, wide open sunny beach, dock w/boat lift,2 car attached garage plus new boathouse b...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS1314680
  • Courtesy ofWindermere Real Estate Whatcom
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$672,500

721 W Lake Samish Dr, Bellingham

Beautiful 3bed/2bath Lake Samish home with gorgeous lake views on almost 2acres w 300 feet of 1/6 shared waterfront. Spend your summers here and enjoy the lake life or li...

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  • MLS1327978
  • Bldg.Lla Lake Samish Sub
  • Courtesy ofBellwether Real Estate
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$250,000

0 XXXX E Lake Samish Dr, Bellingham

Panoramic Lake Samish views from this 2.71 acres lot in private gated community. Property is located at the end of Prescott Lane. Water and sewer are available. Lot has ...

  • MLS1298341
  • Courtesy ofRE/MAX Whatcom County, Inc.
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$200,000

0 Summerland Rd, Bellingham

PRICE REDUCTION! Build the dream home you have always wanted on 5 acres of undeveloped land. 200ft of waterfront share for recreational or personal use. View of Lake Sa...

  • MLS1233847
  • Courtesy ofKW Everett
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