Activities in Point Roberts, WA

Things to do in Point Roberts have been a mystery to many visitors who wait in line at the border and drive in just far enough to get some cheap (US v Canada) gas or pick up a package at the shipping centers or post office.

Featured activities in the menu offer something for individuals and families of every age group. Coming to the Point? Stay awhile and have some fun!

  • Go to the beach! We have 4 free public beaches, each one perfect for different activities during all four seasons.
  • Ride a bike! Point Roberts is a favorite spot for triathletes doing some serious training, road bicyclers and casual, recreational beach cruisers.
  • Boating, Sailing, Kayaking! Our Point Roberts Marina can host more formal boating and the launching ramp at Lighthouse Park is free for casual boating and kayak launching.
  • Camping - Lighthouse Park has a campground operated by Whatcom County Parks. There is no camping at other parks
  • Dog Walking - Residents of Point Roberts and Canadian neighbors enjoy bringing their dogs out for a great walk in Point Roberts at the local parks. We do ask that you keep them on a leash and clean up after them.
  • Eagle watching - Point Roberts has a large population of American Bald Eagles. Watching them, filming videos and taking pictures is a favorite activity for many amateur and professional photographers.
  • Dining and picnics - We are lucky to have several very good restaurants in Point Roberts and both Brewster's and Jennifer's Kitchen at the Shell Center have picnic foods ready for take-out.
  • Festivals and special events - We have a series of family friendly events in the Summer season. Our 4th of July Parade is a local favorite in Point Roberts and with our Canadian neighbors - with a bonus day of fireworks and fun on July 1st - Canada Day! Truly a "US-Eh"weekend.
  • Golfing - Our Point Roberts Golf Course is an award winning, specially designed course that is open to the public.
  • Hiking - We have more that 12 miles of trails in Point Roberts that are easily blocked out as enjoyable day-trip level hikes.
  • Horseback Riding - Point Roberts is a horseback riding paradise. Gentle weather, lots of quiet roads and trails, pastureland, beautiful views, safe beaches and sea breezes make riding here a treasured experience.
  • Birding - Bird Watching - 147 species of birds come through Boundary Bay and Point Roberts as part of the Pacific Flyway. Serious and casual birdwatchers enjoy spotting and photographing a rainbow of wild birds.
  • Whale Watching - We can't guarantee you'll see whales, but Point Roberts is one of the best spots in the Georgia Straight to watch for whales. Several Orca pods come by the West and South shores on their regular route in the Salish Sea (Puget Sound). You can not only easily see them and photograph them from the shore, you can hear them sing as they come by.

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