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Michael McFarlane

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

Whatcom County Parks & Recreation
Mount Baker

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


Rental Facilities -
Payment, Cancellations, and General Rules

Payment of Fees & Charges

  • All fees are due at the time the reservation is made
  • Reservations may be made for the following year beginning December 1st.
  • Payment may be made by telephone (360.733.2900) with Visa, American Express or Mastercard, in person at the Parks & Recreation Headquarters (3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham), or a tentative reservation may be made online and Park Office staff will call back with confirmation.


  • Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to arrival will result in refund of the fee less a $25 accounting fee.
  • Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival will result in forfeiture of the fee.


  • The use of alcohol will require a signed alcohol agreement, a $60 alcohol use fee and may require a banquet permit from the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
  • Alcohol possession and/or consumption is restricted to the rental facility.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the restrooms, parking lot, or outside areas.

Damage & Clean Up

  • It is the responsibility of the renter to maintain the facility in a safe and sanitary condition.
  • Remove all decorations and clean tables and floors.
  • Place trash in provided dumpster or receptacle.
  • Renters may be billed for any damages or cleaning costs if facility is not returned in the same condition.

Use & Policies

  • Renters must be supervised by an adult over 21 years of age.
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