Located adjacent to the beach and near group campsites C & D. Learn more about Lighthouse Marine Park and Whatcom County's other parks in Point Roberts: Maple Beach and Lily Point Marine Park.
For the enjoyment of both campers and shelter users, the Lighthouse Picnic Shelter may only be reserved in conjunction with Group Camp C & D
811 Marine Drive
Point Roberts, WA 98281
From I-5 North
Take I-5 North through the US/Canada border at the Peace Arch crossing in Blaine, WA.
Once across the border continue onto BC-99 N for 15 miles
Take Exit 26 for BC-17A/BC-17 W toward Tsawwassen
Turn left onto 56th Street and drive 3 miles to the border crossing at Point Roberts.
Once you enter Point Roberts it's only 2.5 miles to the Park
Go straight on Tyee Drive and follow it past the marina. Keep following the same road along the water until you reach Lighthouse Marine Park on your left hand side.
There is parking for approximately 5 vehicles at the shelter. Additional vehicles may park in the main Lighthouse Marine Park parking lot, located 600 feet away.
Decorations may not be attached to the walls or wood work and should not make holes or cause damage to any surface. Smoke machines, fog machines, hazers, and candles are not allowed. Rice, birdseed, and confetti of any kid are prohibited. All decorations must be removed and cleaned up completely prior to leaving the site.
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:
Click here for all regulations on pets.
If you have reserved a picnic area or shelter, you can bring your own grill but you are responsible for the safe operation of your grill. Grills are prohibited on decks, walkways, or within 25 feet of any structure.
Bounce Houses and inflatables are only allowed at Hovander Park, with reservation of a picnic area AND with prior approval, insurance, and fees. The following rules for inflatables apply:
Noise from sound systems, speakers, bands, microphones or any other amplified sound must be at a volume such that it cannot be heard outside the area you have reserved.
Food Trucks for private functions are only allowed only at Hovander Homestead Park with the following requirements:
Customers are required to leave the facility in the same condition as when they arrived. Cleaning supplies are provided for indoor facilities. Garbage and recycling must be removed from the premises (must be taken from the park) unless the customer has paid the optional waste disposal fee.
The Alcohol Use Fee charged by Whatcom County Parks is not a liquor license. To find out if you need a State of Washington Banquet Permit please check here. It is your responsibility to research and follow all laws pertaining to alcohol use at your event.
The billing address of the reservation holder must be in Whatcom County in order to receive in-county rates. If the credit card address is outside Whatcom County, but the customer is a County resident, they can:
You would need to apply for a Special Event Permit. Special Event Permits are required for any of the following situations: