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 72 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 72 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 7 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 6 days or less. All emergency transfers will be approved by management.

Changing Cabin & 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
  • If you cancel 7 days or less the fees are non-refundable
  • If you cancel your reservation 29 days or less the cancellation fee is 50% of your reservation fee
  • If you cancel your reservation 30 or more days before your arrival date the cancellation fee is 25 percent of your camping use fees
Cabin & Shelter Cancellation
  • If you cancel your reservation 30 or more days before your arrival date the cancellation fee is $25
  • If you cancel your reservation 29 days or less the fees are non-refundable
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.