Lake Samish dogs dream

Bellingham, Washington
Unfenced
5.0 acres
4.925 reviews
Top spot
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Hosted by Eloise M.

Fencing

Enclosure

Unfenced

29% of guests said fencing at this spot was secure enough to contain their dogs

Gaps or holes in fence: No gaps

Fencing details: full 5 acres is mostly unfenced, however trails surrounded by thick forest encourage walking as a partner! :3


Other audible/visible from the spot

DogsNo

Other domestic animalsNo

PeopleNo

Private entryYes


Amenities

Dog treats

Rain shelter / sun shade

Water - hose

Digging area

Parkour obstacles

Off street parking


Pricing
$7.5 per dog per hour

50% off all dogs after the 1st dog

25% off hourly price for 30 min visit

Optional monthly membership available!

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Location

Description

Beautiful 5 acres of trails, including a trail for advanced and adventurous hikers leading to the PNW pipeline trail. Perfect for dogs of all sizes to smell and experience things they never have before! Bring your dog on a dream vacation to the true PNW hiking experience. Use code Eloise2 to claim your $5 off first visit. Happy sniffing! **there are two driveways on the property, please park at the very bottom of the washed out driveway (*not* the shorter main driveway to the house) and walk up past the tiny house to the end of that long driveway to find large open area at the end just past the creek Don’t worry about property lines- we back up to hundreds of acres of forest service land and in over a decade I’ve never seen anyone (or any dogs) back there!

Cleanliness

83% of guests said this spot was as clean as expected during their visit.

Hazards

Park at the very beginning of the washed out driveway and walk up. Blackberry bushes on/around trails

Extras

Adult, advanced teether$5.0

This teething bone is much harder than a puppy bone and is designed for mature mouths! Treat your dog with a toy that lasts hours or even days. One dollar from every purchase donated to Skagit Humane Society.

hide and seek dog toy$15.0

Adorable stuffed tree truck with holes to retrieve three smaller stuffed squirrels! This is my GSD, Willoughbys, favorite game! One dollar from every toy donated to Skagit Humane Society.

Intermediate puppy bone$5.0

Woof! Another teething bone, but this time for your teething teenage puppy! This slightly harder teether is designed to help graduate your puppies teeth! One dollar from every dog toy purchase donated to Skagit Humane Society.


Host Rules

Minimum visit length
30 minutes
Maximum dogs allowed
20

Community safety rules
Dogs must be leashed when entering and exiting the spot.
Make sure the area is safe and secure before bringing your dog in.
Arrive and leave on time, this is important for safety.
Pick up after your dogs. Leave the spot as it was when you arrived.
Always review and abide by spot specific rules.
Unless otherwise stated, restrooms are not available on site.

In addition, please make sure to read Sniffspot's booking policies


(25) Reviews

  • Raeanne H., Jan 29, 2023

    Lots of fun and our 16 month old son had a blast too!

  • Pj P., Jan 29, 2023

    Pretty spot

  • Laura S., Jan 28, 2023

    This spot is amazing!!! My dogs had so much fun! Eloise was extremely communicative and helpful. Can’t wait to come back!

    Host replied: Yay!! So glad you guys had fun, feel free to contact me next time you book in and I can make sure you get extra time due to the lack there of today!

  • Desirae R., Jan 26, 2023

    Spot was beautiful and the host was quite nice. :)

  • Liz B., Jan 23, 2023

    Wooded area to explore. Property lines are hard to distinguish. Saw loose dog at my vehicle upon return.

    Host replied: As you may read in other reviews, property lines are ignored due to our land being backed by national forest land. And as we explained in our messages, this loose dog was not ours nor did we have any control over it being there. This was simply a mistake of someone walking down our street with an off leash dog, and as our road is public land, nobody has any control over that. In addition, only 5 acres is advertised on sniffspot and that acreage does not include back trails- It only includes our off leash ball/frisbee area, and main gravel trails- Any further exploration is not advertised and therefore not included in factoring the cost we charge. Thank you for your review, please next time first read my message explaining the circumstances ❤️

  • Sophie L., Jan 22, 2023

    My family enjoyed our walk and will be back for sure!

    Host replied: So happy to hear you had a good time! Let me know if there’s anything I can do to make trails more stroller accessible or family friendly- We are very strong believers and supporters of natural outdoor teaching for youngsters, with one host having over 20+ years of teaching experience. We are happy to leave out kids toys/blocks upon request!

  • Beth K., Jan 18, 2023

    A bit challenging to know where the property lines were and may have ended up on someone else’s property but lots of forest to wander through and pup had a lot of fun. No fencing and definite evidence of animals so will probably make sure we have an e-collar on before returning for safety despite pretty good recall. Overall, nice area that got the wiggles out. No other dogs or people seem altho not sure if anyone else can get/goes back there.

    Host replied: Thank you for your review! While there is evidence of animals the sheep, horses, and chickens that we originally got this farm for have all moved on!! And as far as property lines, we don’t bother to mark as we are backed by hundreds of acres of national forest land. Happy sniffing!

  • Barbara A., Jan 15, 2023

    This was my first time using sniff spot, the dogs definitely enjoyed it, we explored the woods, wasn’t sure how far in we could go. Would recommend

    Host replied: So glad you had a great time!! As far as how deep in the woods you can go… Keep in mind that our property is backed by hundreds of acres of national forest land which is not owned by anyone!! There is no chance at all of you wandering onto another person’s property, or dog’s property for that matter! Happy sniffing! - Eloise

  • Claudia E., Jan 14, 2023

    A wonderful piece of forest to explore!

  • Kate F., Jan 10, 2023

    My dogs had a great time exploring this spot, lots of different areas to scout out.

Lake Samish dogs dream

$7.50 per dog per hour
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$7.50 per dog per hour

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