Dedicated to the heritage and preservation of the Peace Arch and the International Park.

The International Peace Arch Association (IPAA) is a privately funded nonprofit organization dedicated to the heritage and preservation of the International Peace Arch and parks.  TAX ID: 91-166720. The IPAA was formerly known as the United States Canada Peace Anniversary Association (USCPAA). Copyright 1998- 2018  International Peace Arch Association All Rights Reserved. 

             Peace Arch State Park 

                            Download: Peace Arch Provincial Park Map 

From USA: The Peace Arch International Park is located on Interstate 5, in the city of Blaine, twenty-one miles north of Bellingham, Washington at the US/Canadian border, in Blaine. 
Exit north or southbound I-5 exit 276, Blaine City Center. Follow signs and head north on Second Street to the park entrance.


Link: Peace Arch State Park

Washington State Park Discover Pass

Discover Pass Free Days Washington State Parks offers several "free parking days" when a Discover Pass (parking fee) is not required to visit a state park. Following are 2018 free days:

Jan. 1 — First Day Hikes; New Year’s Day
Jan. 15 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 19 — State Park’s 104th birthday
April 14th - Spring Day

April 15  — Spring day
April 22 — Earth Day
June 2 — National Trails Day
June 9 — National Get Outdoors Day

June 10th - Fishing Day
Aug. 25 — National Park Service 102nd Birthday
Sept. 22 — National Public Lands Day
Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
Nov. 24 — Autumn day​


Click here to purchase an annual Discover Pass from Washington State Parks. 

The Discover Pass is good for parking at ALL Washington States Parks. Washington State Parks are FREE to visit but you must PAY a FEE to park in their PARKING AREAS.


PLEASE NOTE: free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities),


A Discover Pass will still be required on these days to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Visitors to Canada - Entry requirements & other border crossing information.

                                         Plan your trip across the border.

                                         Crossing the border with children.

Quick Border Agency Links

General border crossing information links are below. If you have specific questions about crossing the border and your visa or legal status contact the  U.S. Customs & Border Protection  360.332.5771, or the Canada Border Services Agency 604.538.6400. If you have NEXUS card questions  contact the NEXUS Enrollment Center at 360-366-4342 or visit their office at 8115 Birch Bay Sq St Ste 104, Blaine, WA 98230.

Peace Arch State and Provincial Parks are located on the international boundary between Blaine, WA, USA  and Douglas BC, Canada.

From Canada

From the USA

TOURIST AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

          Peace Arch Provincial Park

                      Download: Peace Arch Provincial Park Map 

From Canada: The Peace Arch International Park is located
30 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia on Hwy 99, at the Douglas Border Crossing. Hwy 99 to Beach Avenue. The park entrance and parking area are located off of Beach Drive (behind the Peace Arch duty free store).


Link: Peace Arch Provincial Park