Can I bring my dog?

Pet must be leashed (maximum 8 feet) at all times, including in campgrounds and reserved picnic areas. Whatcom County Parks has one designated and marked off-leash area at Hovander Homestead Park.

Pets are prohibited in the following parks and locations:

  • Stimpson Family Nature Reserve
  • Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve
  • Canyon Lake Community Forest
  • Ostrom Conservation Site
  • Birch Bay Conservancy Area
  • Tennant Lake Boardwalk
  • Designated Shellfish Beds
  • Designated Swim Beaches
  • All Park Buildings

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1. Can I decorate the facility I have reserved?
2. Can I bring my dog?
3. Can I bring my own BBQ grill?
4. Can we have a bounce house at our event?
5. Can I play music at my event?
6. Can I have a food truck at my event?
7. What is the cleaning policy for a rental facility?
8. Do I still need a liquor license if we paid the $60 Alcohol Use Fee to Whatcom County Parks?
9. I need to cancel my reservation. Can I get a refund?
10. How do I get the Whatcom County Resident rate when booking a reservation?
11. I want to reserve space to teach a class. What do I need to do?