Water Tower Picnic Area ~ Hovander Park

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Reservations


To Check Availibility or Request a Reservation


Fill out a Reservation Request Form
  

To Cancel a Reservation


Call 360-778-5850 or email
parks@co.whatcom.wa.us

Description


This picnic area sits adjacent to the grass fields and the small playground and features a 20'x20' canopy. The site is mostly sunny with some shade trees. The capacity is 50 people but can accommodate up to 100 with approval and a fee. Learn more about Hovander Homestead Park.
  

Hours


8am-dusk
Hours change based on sunset time and are posted at the park entrance and at the parking lot.
 

Features

 
  •  20'x20' Canopy
  •  8 Picnic Tables
  •  3'x3' Grill (briquette)
  •  Water Spigot
  • Additional items available for a fee include:
    • 110 Electrical (must provide your own 50' extension cord)
    • Volleyball Set
    • Stock Tubs for beverages

Daily Rental Rates


Whatcom County Residents: $80 (up to 50 people)
Non-Residents: $100 (up to 50 people)
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee: $13

Optional Add-On Fees


Alcohol Use Fee: $60
Waste Removal Fee: $20
Additional 50 People (100 people max): $50 (approval required)
Sports Equipment: $10
Stock Tubs: $5/each
Inflatable Bounce House: $75 (call 360-778-5850 for additional requirements)
 
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Hovander Water Tower Picnic Area Tent
Hovander Water Tower Picnic Area Tables
Hovander Water Tower Picnic Area Playground
Hovander Picnic Areas Map Detail

Hovander Park Carts

Did You Know?

Wheeled carts are available to transport supplies to your picnic site. The carts are located by the building to the left of the ranger office as you head into the park.

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Address


5299 Nielsen Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
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Directions


From I-5 (North or South)
Take I-5 Exit 262
Turn west onto Main Street, toward downtown Ferndale
Immediately after the railroad underpass make a sharp left onto Hovander Road
Turn right onto Nielsen Avenue and follow the signs to Hovander Park

Parking


Free parking for the Water Tower Picnic Area is in the main Hovander parking lot.