Posts Tagged ‘camping on orcas island’

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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Campground and Short-term Rental Closures

Mount Baker Farm Campsite 47

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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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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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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New Year, New Reservation System

Mt Baker Farm Reservation System

As we head into a new year, we’ve been cleaning up campsites, have a new reservation system, and now can’t stop thinking about how springtime is right around the corner! We are truly excited to have guests back at the Farm! The animals are looking forward to some attention from kids, the train will be…

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Closing Out a Great Summer of Camping and Events

Petting Farm at Mt Baker Farm

It was an incredibly successful summer here at the Farm. We are so thankful to all our guests for coming out and experiencing the unique property we’ve worked so hard to create. Not only did we have amazing campers braving both the rain and the heat this summer, we were also privileged to be chosen…

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Walk-in Campground on Orcas Island Provides Magical Experience

Mt Baker Farm

Our walk-in campground creates a safe, peaceful environment for a truly unique camping experience. Updated June 4, 2020: We are no longer able to offer tent, bedding, or other camping gear rentals due to county restrictions. A common question we receive from our campers: “Why can’t we drive our car to our campsite?” It’s a…

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