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Michael McFarlane

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Headquarters
3373 Mount Baker Highway
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 733-2900

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation
2015 Reservations

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation is currently transitioning to an online reservation system. We anticipate the system to be available for use prior to December 31st. In the interim please contact the following to make reservations:

Lighthouse Marine Park Camping:
Please leave a message at the Park and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

Silver Lake Camping:
Friday, Saturday & Sundays
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Shelter Reservations:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
360.733.2900 or


Lake Whatcom

Mission Statement
It is the goal of the Parks and Recreation Department to enrich the quality of life for the community and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of the County through provision of outstanding parks, trails, open space, natural areas, recreational activities and Senior Services.
Come Discover

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a stroll by the beach or a strenuous climb to a mountain top, you can find it here. Watch Orca whales swimming or bald eagles feasting. Touch history at a museum or pioneer homestead. Find the perfect campsite by a mountain lake or close to the surf. Take a little downtime in a rustic cabin. Have a big picnic or a romantic sunset dinner for two. Explore all the parks have to offer.

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The Road to Canyon Lake Community Forest is closed.

Deming Eagle Ridge ParkCanyon LakeNesset Farm OrchardHovander Park