Main Picnic Shelter - Hovander Park

This 30' x 60' covered picnic shelter is surrounded by open fields and near the historic orchard. The capacity is 150 guests.


  • Stone Fireplace (firewood available)
  • 20 tables
  • Two 3 feet x 3 feet grills (1 wood, 1 briquette)
  • Electric stove top
  • Additional items available for a fee include: 
    • Portable BBQ Grill
    • Volleyball Set 
    • Stock Tubs for beverages

Daily Rental Rate:

Whatcom County Residents: $295
Non Residents: $315
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee: $13

Add-on Fees:

Alcohol Use Fee: $60  
Waste Removal Fee: $20
Sport Equipment Rental: $10 / set or item
Portable BBQ Grill: $85 / day
Inflatable/Bounce House Fee: $75 (Call 360-778-5850 for additional requirements)


5299 Nielsen Road
Ferndale, WA 98248


  1. From I - 5 take the Ferndale exit #262.
  2. Turn west on Main Street. Immediately after the railroad underpass turn left.
  3. Turn right on Nielson Avenue and follow the signs to the park.


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Or call (360) 778-5850 for assistance

Click HERE for detailed park information

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