Distance: 5 miles
Estimated riding time: 30-45 minutes
This ride highlights Lynden’s beautiful Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail, quiet neighborhood streets and recently completed Riverview Road featuring Lynden’s newest bike lanes. This loop is a great way to explore parts of Lynden you might not have seen before. Feel free to start your ride anywhere along the route.
Before you leave:
Make sure your bike is in good working order using the ABC Quick Check.
- Air — pump up your tires to the suggested air pressure indicated on sidewall of tire
- Brakes —be sure your brakes are in good working order
- Chain — lubricate your chain, if needed for a smoother ride
Step by step directions:
For a PDF file of step by step directions with photos click HERE.
- Start at Lynden Park.
- Ride out of Lynden Park on Jim Kaemingk Sr. Trail. Keep on the main trail following the creek.
- Cross Bender Road at the crosswalk and continue on the trail to left of the rock-climbing park.
- Keep left around the back of the storage building then ride along the ballfields to Aaron Drive.
- Turn right onto the sidewalk of Aaron Drive.
- Go over the bridge and take a quick right onto the paved trail.
- Turn right at the end of the trail onto Willow Street and follow the curve to the left.
- Turn right onto N Bridgeview and follow the curve onto N Cascade Way.
- Turn right onto Cascade Way.
- Turn left onto N Garden Way.
- Turn right onto Garden Drive.
- Turn left onto Bender Road.
- Veer right onto Drayton Street.
- Turn left onto Nooksack Street at Lynden Christian School.
- Turn right onto E Front Street.
- Turn left onto 1st Street for one block.
- Turn right onto Riverview Road and enjoy the new bike lane.
- Riverview Road turns right onto 7th Street. Be sure to shift down to ride up the hill.
- Turn left on Judson Street to avoid the construction on 7th Street. (Summer 2020)
- Turn right on 8th Street.
- Turn right on Grover Street.
- Turn left on 3rd Street.
- At the intersection with Main Street bear right onto Depot Road back to the park.
Remember pedestrians always have the right of way on a trail or at intersections. Be polite and share the trail.