Respecting our Local Resources

If you’re headed to Orcas during 4th of July weekend, help us keep the islands clean! This weekend as visitors travel to Orcas, and to our campground, we want to remind travelers and campers to be aware of their effects on our local resources. In an earlier blog, The Trouble with Trash, we explained the…

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What to Know About Our Reopening Plan

Mt Baker Farm Basic Large Campsite

We will be reopening for camping on Monday, June 8th and want to make sure visitors are prepared for a few changes at Mount Baker Farm. Face Mask Requirements Before you make your camping reservation at Mount Baker Farm, you should be aware that face masks will be required on our train and inside of…

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Campground and Short-term Rental Closures

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Updated June 4, 2020: We will be reopening for camping on June 8, 2020. The San Juan County Council recently ordered all camping at county parks and short-term rental businesses to close in an effort to help flatten the curve and the spread of COVID-19. In light of these directives, we are supporting the Council’s…

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Remembering Spike

We are very sad to announce that Spike the goat recently passed away. He first arrived at Mount Baker Farm back on May 7, 2017. He was barely one-year-old at the time. Spike was our only goat with horns and he used them…on everything. He was our rebel. One of his favorite activities, besides eating,…

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The Trouble with Trash

Living and working on an island has its perks, disposing of garbage is not one of them.  When you go on vacation, thinking about trash is probably the last thing on your mind. Unfortunately it is something we have to constantly think about as islanders. We live in a unique ecosystem where great care has…

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Mount Baker Farm Reptile Experience

Reptiles Experience camping on Orcas Island

Updated June 4, 2020: Due to recent events, we’ve had to re-home our beloved reptiles to a new, loving home. There’s nothing we love more than to see huge smiles on the faces of our guests. Our property is truly a unique place and most visitors don’t really understand HOW unique it is until they…

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Lotus Bud Special

Mt Baker Farm Camping in Lotus Bud

Updated June 4, 2020: We are no longer able to offer tent rentals. Only one week left to take advantage of a very special discount on our Lotus Bud tent rental packages. Rent one of our round, 9’x9′ Lotus Bud tents for a minimum of 2 nights during the month of June and you’ll receive…

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New Group Campsite

group camping orcas island

For large groups of campers we now offer a spacious group campsite. Last camping season we had many people inquire about larger campsites where an entire group of friends or family could camp together. During the offseason we did a little upgrade to campsite #5 and it’s pretty fabulous! Campsite #5 will hold eight backpacking…

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Ultimate Frisbee Tournament at Buck Park

Gender Balance Ultimate Frisbee

If you’re an Ultimate Frisbee fan and love Orcas Island, we’d suggest you look into participating in the Shipwrecked on Orcas Ultimate Frisbee Tournament on June 8 and 9. Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Orcas Island Park & Recreation Program. Mt. Baker Farm is located right across the street from the tournament…

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