The Cornwall Park neighborhood takes its name from the large 70 acre wooded park in its midst. There are many types of recreational opportunities in Cornwall Park. There are many large older homes in the Cornwall Park Neighborhood including one of Bellingham most famous and beautiful, the Roeder home. This old mansion is managed by the Parks Department and the site of crafts fairs, musical events, recitals and weddings. The house was built in 1903 by Henry Roeder who was a part of one of Bellingham’s founding families.
The neighborhood also contains a St. Joseph Hospital and many of the medical facilities surrounding it, including a cancer center and health education facility. Parkview Elementary School is another neighborhood asset, along with the Bay to Baker Trail and Greenway that will extend through the northern part of the neighborhood.