Apartments Near Sehome Hill Arboretum
If you love nature and you're looking for apartments near Sehome Hill Arboretum, then look no further than Monterra Apartments in Bellingham. Our friendly community offers a variety of one- and two-bedroom floor plans to fit your needs conveniently located near Western Washington University and the historic arboretum. Whether you're a student, faculty, or staff, you can enjoy independent housing off-campus but still near wherever you need to be including this expansive second-growth forest where you can connect with nature between classes.
With 180-acres of forest near your home, it'll be easy to explore the beauty of the Pacific Northwest without traveling too far. Adjacent to Western Washington University's campus, this naturally wooded and expansive space is home to a variety of trees and vegetation including Douglas Firs, Bigleaf Maples, Blue Elderberry, Indian Plum, and more. It is home to both native and nonnative species and is jointly managed by the city and the university. Visitors can enjoy more than five miles of public trails for walking, running, and in some spots, cycling.
Some unique features of the park include an 80-foot wooden observation tower that provides stunning aerial views of Bellingham Bay. There is also a hand-cut tunnel, which was built in 1923 and originally used for car traffic in the early 1900s, that you can walkthrough. Cars are no longer allowed through the tunnel and it is now part of a trail. You'll notice that its tall, thin shape was created for cars like the Model T, which was popular during that time.

Living in our apartments near Sehome Hill Arboretum offers the convenience of being able to explore this natural treasure whenever you please. Whether you have a few moments to spare between classes or are looking to unwind on the weekend, the 6-minute walk is an easy one. Our rental community is also pet-friendly, so bringing your four-legged friend along for your outdoor adventure is simple. Just remember to keep Fido leashed, stick to paved trails, and pick up after your pet.
If you're ready to make the move to a convenient off-campus community with outdoor recreation nearby, contact the Monterra today. We can't wait to show you around!