Summer Park Challenge 2016

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IMG_20150816_131633852Take the 2016 Summer Park Challenge!

Did you know that July is National Parks and Recreation Month?

To show our support, we are issuing a challenge to all Whatcom County residents: who can visit the most parks or trails in Whatcom County this summer?

In 2015, the top team recorded visits to 22 parks using our official paper entry form.  This year we are raising the bar and making it even easier to enter with our new mobile app!


The Rules:

  • Visits must take place between Sunday, June 19 and Monday, September 5, 2016.Fragrance Garden
  • Download the Summer Park Challenge App  for Android or Apple from the AppyPie Marketplace or download the  Summer Parks Challenge 2016 Entry Form
  • For App users: open the app and open the Enter Here tab.  Fill out and submit the park/trail visit form to record your visits.
  • For Form users: Fill out the information for each park visit. All parks count – city, county, state, national parks, and designated public open space throughout Whatcom County. When you are finished, mail or scan and email your form to
  • All entries are on the honor system. We believe in you!
  • Top prizes will be awarded for the most parks/trails visited overall. All entries will be entered into a general drawing for prizes as well, so even one visit counts! Prizes will be drawn and winners notified on September 15th, 2016.

Squalicum Creek Park playgroundPrizes include:

  • Swag from Chuckanut Brewery
  • Pizza from Little Caesar’s
  • Bowling at 20th Century Bowl
  • More to be announced soon!