Welcome to the Parks Department
Whether you are walking through Berthusen Park, watching fish in Fish Trap Creek at City Park, or participating in a sporting event at Bender fields, the staff of the Lynden Parks Department strives daily to provide our residents the highest quality outdoor venues in the area.
The Parks Department is responsible for the daily maintenance of all of the City of Lynden’s parks, athletic fields, city buildings, and right-of-way spaces. The care of turf, trees, and landscaping is met with an emphasis on quality, which in turn provides our citizens with great open spaces to enjoy.
Mission Statement: The Parks Department shall provide safe, beautiful and quiet places for family picnics and recreation, including areas for recreation for youth sports, adult leagues, and tournaments. Activities for youth are a focal point, to provide the city’s youth an opportunity for positive recreation.
The Parks Department shall also place an emphasis on planning for future needs and the level of service that should be maintained at its current level.
Services Provided: Shelters and picnic areas are provided at City Park, Greenfield Village, Bender Fields and Berthusen Park. Playfields are located at Bender Fields. Playground equipment is available at most locations. The beginning of the City wide Trail system run’s from City Park thru Bender Fields.
Lynden City Parks information: Centennial Park, City Park, Bender Fields, Berthusen Park, Greenfield Village, Patterson Park, Jim Kaemingk Sr Trail.
Lynden City Events Permit
Dedicated Parkland Use Permit 2017
2014 Park and Trail Master Plan
These forms and applications can be found Here
City Contact Information
Lynden Shotgun Club
Lynden Pioneer Museum
National Register of Historic Places
Whatcom Chapter Backcountry Horseman of Washington
All forms and applications for the City of Lynden can be found HERE.