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Michael McFarlane

3373 Mount Baker Highway
Bellingham, Washington 98226
Telephone: (360) 733-2900

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation

Hovander Park

Hovander Homestead Park-
Main Picnic Shelter

This 30' x 60' covered picnic shelter has room for 150 or your guests and features:

  • Stone Fireplace (firewood available)
  • 20 tables
  • Two 3' x 3' grills (one wood, one briquettes)
  • Electric cooking elements
  • Sinks
  • Additional items available include: Portable BBQ Grill, Volleyball Set, and Stock Tubs for beverages

Check Availability

Payment, Cancellations, and General Rules for Rental Facilities

Hovander Park
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For more information you can contact our Parks & Recreation Main Office from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday at:


Lead Ranger: Dennis Conner
Phone: 360.384.3444
Park Hours: 8:00 a.m. - Sunset

From I - 5 take the Ferndale exit #262. Turn west on Main Street. Immediately after the railroad underpass turn let. Turn right on Nielson Avenue and follow the signs to the park.

Map to the Park pdf

Park Fees
Hovander Homestead Park Feespdf