Camping at Lighthouse Marine Park

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Lighthouse reservations are currently closed

Main Campground

RVs, TENTS, CARS, VANS

A simple campground consisting of RV parking spaces with a small grass area (most sites).

Camping Info
30 standard RV campsites
Most campsites have a picnic table, grill, and fire ring
No hookups
*Sites 24-29: First Come/First Serve only
 No fire ring, no picnic table, no grass, no tents

Lighthouse Campground Layout

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $20
Non-Residents: $27
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850

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Group Camp A

TENTS ONLY

Located in a grassy field adjacent to the Main Campground and close to the restrooms and shower house.

Camping Info
Up to 25 people
Includes 3 picnic tables and a fire ring
Group Camp Locations

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $60
Non-Residents: $80
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850

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Group Camp B

TENTS ONLY

Camping Info
Up to 25 people
Includes three picnic tables, grill, and fire ring
Includes a small covered shelter with sink and countertop
Group Camp Locations

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $60
Non-Residents: $80
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850

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Lighthouse reservations are currently closed

Group Camp C

RVs AND TENTS

Camping Info
Up to 25 people
Includes four picnic tables and a fire ring
No hookups
Group Camp Locations
* The nearby picnic shelter is NOT included but may be rented separately

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $110
Non-Residents: $130
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850

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Lighthouse reservations are currently closed

Group Camp D

RVs AND TENTS

Camping Info
Up to 25 people
Includes four picnic tables and a fire ring
No hookups
Group Camp Locations
*The nearby picnic shelter is NOT included but may be rented separately

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $110
Non-Residents: $130
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850

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Lighthouse reservations are currently closed

Group Camp E

RVs AND TENTS

Camping Info
Up to 25 people
Includes four picnic tables and a fire ring
No hookups
Group Camp Locations
*The nearby picnic shelter is NOT included but may be rented separately

Rental Rates (per night)
Whatcom County Residents: $110
Non-Residents: $130
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee (per continuous reservation): $13

RESERVATIONS
Reserve online or by calling us at 360-778-5850


General Camping Information

CHECK IN:       2:00pm
CHECK OUT:   11:00am

Campsite Capacity Rules
Each single campsite may have up to 6 people
Each group camp accommodates up to 25 people

Campsite Occupancy Rules
Campers may stay up to 14 consecutive days in a 30 day period

Campsite Vehicle Rules
Each campsite includes one of the following:

  • One passenger vehicle
  • One vehicle with trailer
  • One RV with tow vehicle

* Additional passenger vehicles are allowed in campsites for an onsite fee of $11 per vehicle, per day

Quiet Hours
10pm-8am (including generators)

Reservations
• Reservations can be made online or by phone at 360-788-5850
• Campsites are available to reserve with full payment and a $13 non-refundable reservation fee
• Weekend reservations must be for both Friday and Saturday nights

Late Arrival/No-Shows
Your reservation is considered a no-show if you have not arrived by 11am the day after your arrival date, did not cancel your reservation, or did not contact park staff to let them know of your late arrival.

First Come/First Serve
48 hours prior to arrival unreserved campsites become first come/first serve and are no longer able to be reserved. To claim an unused campsite under first come/first serve you must go to the park and:

  1. Find a vacant and unreserved campsite
  2. Occupy the site with a vehicle or personal items then proceed immediately to the Park Office or the "Iron Ranger" pay station (Iron Ranger is located outside the Park Office)
  3. Fill out a self-registration envelope completely, following the pricing guide to determine cost
  4. Deposit payment (US cash or check only) in the Iron Ranger pay station or you can pay at the Park Office during office hours

Permanent First Come/First Serve Sites (these sites are non reservable and are only available on a first come/first serve basis):
Main Campground: 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
* Please note that these sites have no fire ring, no picnic table, and no grass

* Unreserved ADA sites become first come/first serve at 5:00pm on the day of and not 48 hours prior like the rest of the campsites
* First Come/First Serve is available for up to 14 days or until a campsite is reserved, whichever comes first
* US currency only
* Any overpayment will be considered a donation to the park

Reservation Errors & Cancellations

For reservation issues please contact us:
• Whatcom County Parks Main Office: 360-778-5850
• Lighthouse Marine Park: 360-945-4911
• Email: parks@co.whatcom.wa.us

Complete Parks Rules and Regulations (including cancellation policies)

Speciality Camping Information

ADA Campsites
Campsites 2 & in the main campground are ADA designated campsites. These campsites are only available for reservation by those with ADA documentation and will be verified upon check-in.

50% Disability Discount
Available to Washington State residents with one of the following:

  • WA State Parks Disability Pass
  • Disabled Vet Lifetime Pass
  • WA State Permanent Disability Parking Pass + matching ID

To claim the disability discount:

  • Campers must reserve at full price and are refunded at the Park upon verification of documentation
  • Refund must be completed while at the park
  • Discount is only for the campsite of the person with the qualifying placard or card
  • Person with the qualifying placard or card must be present throughout the reservation period
  • Discount does not apply to temporary Disability Parking Permits
  • Discount does not apply to group camp, cabins, picnic shelters, the day lodge, or any add-on fees

Lighthouse Marine Park Amenities

Potable Water
At the Main Campground, potable water is found near the shower house and restrooms, at the east end of the campground near site #30, and at the campground exit near site #23. There is also potable water just outside the picnic shelter in the Group Camp area.

Toilets
Toilets can be found at the Main Campground and in the park on the boardwalk. They are open 24 hours.

Shower House (seasonal)
The shower house is located at the Main Campground. It is available 24 hours a day during camping season.

  • Cost is 50 cents for the first 4 minutes
  • You can add extra time in 25 cent increments for additional minutes
  • US quarters only
  • Change is (usually) available at the Park Office during office hours
  • There is no change machine available

Concessions
Lighthouse Marine Park does not offer in park concessions. Firewood, gas, and groceries can be purchased at various locations approximately one mile away in Point Roberts.