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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-
Water Tower Area

This picnic site area sits adjacent to the grass fields and the playground. The base capacity for this area is 50 people, but with special permission could accommodate 300 people or more. Features for this site include:

  • 20' x 20' canopy
  • 8 tables
  • 110 electrical outlet
  • 3' x 3' grill
  • Water Spigot
  • Additional items available include: Portable BBQ Grill, Volleyball Set, and Stock Tubs for beverages

To Check Availability Please Call:

Monday - Fridat

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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:  
Phone: 360.384.3444
Park Hours: 8:00 am - 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 Fees pdf