Red 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 close to the river. This site has a mix of sun and shade. The capacity for this site is 50 people but with prior approval and a fee can accommodate up to 100. 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

 
  • 4 Picnic Tables
  • Open Fire Ring
  • 18" Briquette BBQ Grill
  •  Water Spigot
  • Additional items available for a fee include:
    • Portable BBQ Grill
    • Volleyball Set
    • Stock Tubs for beverages

Daily Rental Rates


Whatcom County Residents: $75 (up to 50 people)
Non-Residents: $95 (up to 50 people)
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee: $13

Optional Add-On Fees


Alcohol Use Fee: $60
Waste Removal Fee: $20
Additional 50 People: $50 (approval required)
Portable BBQ Grill: $85
Sports Equipment: $10
Stock Tubs: $5/each
Inflatable Bounce House: $75 (call 360-778-5850 for additional requirements)
 
Hovander Red Picnic Area Tables
Hovander Red Picnic Area Fire Ring
Hovander Picnic Areas Map Detail

Hovander Park CartsDid 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.

  1. Directions & Parking
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Address


5299 Nielsen Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
Map
 

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 Red Picnic Area is in the main Hovander parking lot.