Rules & Regulations

General Park Rules


View a copy of the general park rules (PDF) online.

Reservations


Camping


  • A non-refundable reservation fee of $13 is charged for each reservation site, for each set of consecutive reservations
  • ADA Sites may only be reserved with a disability placard or card
    • Upon arrival at the park the placard or card must be presented to the park ranger; the person with the qualifying placard or card must be present throughout the reservation period
  • During the peak season (04/01 – 10/31) weekend reservations must be for both Friday and Saturday night (2 night minimum and no more than 14 consecutive days)
  • Payment in full is required when reservations are made
  • Reservations can be made starting December 1 for the following year
  • Reservations can be made up to 48 hours prior to arrival

Cabins


  • A non-refundable reservation fee of $13 is charged for each reservation site, for each set of consecutive reservations
  • ADA sites may only be reserved with a disability placard or card
    • Upon arrival at the park the placard or card must be presented to the park ranger; the person with the qualifying placard or card must be present throughout the reservation period
  • During the peak season (04/01 – 10/31) weekend reservations must be for both Friday and Saturday night (2 night minimum and no more than 14 consecutive days)
  • Payment in full is required when reservation is made
  • Reservations can be made starting December 1 for the following year
  • Reservations can be made up to 48 hours prior to arrival

Lodge
  • A non-refundable reservation fee of $13 is charged for each reservation site, for each set of consecutive reservations
  • Reservations cannot extend 14 consecutive days
  • Payment in full is required when reservation is made
  • Reservations can be made starting December 1 for the following year
  • Reservations can be made up to 48 hours prior to arrival
Shelters


  • Reservations can be made December 1 for the year following
  • Payment in full is required when reservation is made

Changing Camping Reservations


We understand that sometimes plans need to be changed. If you need to change your reservation 8 days or more in advance we can transfer your reservation to another available date within the same calendar year, 1 time with a $13 reservation fee. Unless there is an emergency we cannot transfer any reservations in 7 days or less. All emergency transfers will be approved by management.

Changing Cabin, Lodge & Shelter Reservations


We understand that sometimes plans need to be changed. If you need to change your reservation 30 days or more in advance we can transfer your reservation to another available date within the same calendar year, 1 time with an $13 reservation fee. Unless there is an emergency we cannot transfer any reservations in 29 days or less. All emergency transfers will be approved by management.

Camping Cancellation


  • Reservations cancelled 30 days or more prior to your scheduled arrival date will be refunded all camping and use fees minus the non-refundable reservation fee.
  • Cancellations made 8 - 29 days prior to scheduled arrival will forfeit the first night stay (per campsite), taxes and non-refundable reservation fees.
  • Cancellations 7 days or less to the scheduled arrival date will forfeit the first 3 nights camping fees and non-refundable reservation fees.  

Cabin & Lodge Cancellation

  • Reservations cancelled 30 days or more prior to your arrival date will be refunded all cabin/shelter fees and use fees minus the non-refundable reservation fee.  
  • Cancellations 8 - 29 days prior to scheduled arrival date will forfeit the first night stay (per cabin), taxes and non-refundable reservation fees.
  • Cancellations made 7 days or less to the scheduled arrival date will forfeit 3 nights stay (per cabin), taxes and non-refundable reservation fees.
Shelters
  • Reservations cancelled 30 days or more prior to your scheduled arrival date will be refunded all shelter and use fees minus the non-refundable reservation fee. 
  • Reservations cancelled 29 days or less will forfeit all fees.  

Whatcom County Park Cancellation


Sometimes it may be necessary for Whatcom County Parks and Recreation to cancel your reservation because due to park conditions or maintenance concerns. If we have to cancel your reservation for any reason you will get a full refund.

No-Shows


Your camping and cabin check in time is 2 p.m. Your reservation will be considered a no-show if you have not arrived by 10 p.m. on your arrival date, did not cancel your reservation, or did not contact park staff to let them know of your late arrival. Your reservation will be considered a no-show and all remaining nights will be canceled.

Alcohol


  • Alcohol is prohibited in the restrooms, parking lot, or outside areas
  • Alcohol possession and/or consumption is restricted to the rental facility
  • The use of alcohol will require a signed alcohol agreement, a $60 alcohol use fee and may require a banquet permit from the Washington State Liquor Control Board

Damage & Clean Up


  • It is the responsibility of the renter to maintain the facility in a safe and sanitary condition
  • Place trash in provided dumpster or receptacle
  • Remove all decorations and clean tables and floors
  • Renters may be billed for any damages or cleaning costs if facility is not returned in the same condition

Use & Policies


Renters must be supervised by an adult over 21 years of age.