Group Picnic Shelter ~ Hovander Park

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Reservations


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

Description


This 30'x60' covered picnic area is surrounded by open fields and near the historic orchard. The capacity is 150 guests. 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

 
  • Stone Fireplace (firewood available)
  • 20 Picnic Tables
  • Two 3'x3' Grills (1 wood, 1 briquette)
  • Electric Stovetop
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Sinks with Running Water
  • Additional items available for a fee include: 
    • Volleyball Set
    • Stock Tubs for beverages

Daily Rental Rates


Whatcom County Residents: $295
Non-Residents: $315
Non-Refundable Reservation Fee: $13

Optional Add-On Fees


Alcohol Use Fee: $60
Waste Removal Fee: $20
Additional 100 People (250 max total): $200
Sports Equipment: $10
Stock Tubs: $10/each
Hovander Group Picnic Shelter Interior
Hovander Group Picnic Shelter Grills
Hovander Group Picnic Shelter Stove Top
Hovander Group Picnic Shelter Sinks
Hovander Picnic Areas Map Detail
  1. Directions & Parking
  2. FAQ's

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


The Group Picnic Shelter has a dedicated parking area for 50-75 cars on the grass to the north of the shelter. Overflow parking is in the main Hovander parking lot.