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About Birch Bay RV Campground

What does fun look like to you? Rediscover it at Thousand Trails Birch Bay Campground! An RV campground located on Birch Bay, Washington's largest tide flat , we are conveniently close to the US and Canadian border crossing.

When the tide is out, the fun begins! Explore the Birch Bay coast , go crabbing, clamming, or build a sandcastle. At high tide, the outdoor adventures continue with kayaking, boating, and swimming. Kids will especially enjoy spending time at the waterslides located just south of this RV campground. Out of the water, there is still lots to do with bird watching, walking, and bike riding.

Plus, this RV campground near Bellingham Bay offers plenty of on-site fun! Enjoy our seasonal pool and activities for children. Explore the many games in our family lodge or spend time in the adult lodge which features billiards, exercise equipment, guest computer, and more games. There are horseshoes, playgrounds, walking paths, and an off leash pet area so that your 4-legged family members can enjoy our Birch Bay Thousand Trails RV Campground.

The diversity of this area is vast! Shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and small-town USA delights abound in nearby Bellingham, Blaine, Lynden, and Ferndale. And with Mount Baker bordering us to the east, you are sure to enjoy camping near Bellingham at this Thousand Trails RV campground. Venture into this diverse area from a Birch Bay RV campground Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Birch Bay RV Campground. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

General Policies:

Off Season: Check In 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. / Check Out 12 noon Peak Season (May 15 -Sep 15): Check in 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. / Check Out 12 noon Getaway Cabin: In 4 p.m. / Check Out 11 a.m. Rental: Check In: 4 p.m. / Check Out: 11 a.m. Upon check-in you may be asked to provide a valid ID, and a certificate of insurance and registration for your unit. Members should also have their membership card on hand. Minimum Check In age is 21 years old. Guests aged 6 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult in pool & lodge areas. After dark bike riding without a light is not allowed. Leashed pets are always welcome on the property; but are not allowed in our rentals. However, we do allow service animals and a service animal may have stayed in a rental. The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals. For late arrival arrangements or handicap needs, please call the park directly at (360) 371-7432.  

Reservation & Payment Policies:

Your credit card will be charged one night rack rate prior to arrival. To make changes to your reservation please call our Reservation Department at 800-288-7245 and specify that you booked your reservation online. If a RV/Tent site reservation is cancelled at least 2 days prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $25 will be charged prior to refunding any advance deposit. Otherwise the one night deposit will be forfeited. If a rental reservation is cancelled at least 7 days prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $25 will be charged prior to refunding any advance deposit. Rental reservations that are cancelled within 7 days of arrival are not eligible to receive a refund. In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed. Prices and site type are subject to availability. No refunds will be issued for early check out. If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.  

Helpful Information:

WiFi only available in the lodges and surrounding area. Pool is closed for winter from late September to mid May, weather dependent. Maximum of 6 persons per site. More than 6 persons will require rental of an additional site. Extra vehicles (over 1 passenger vehicle) are charged $10 per vehicle, per night. If 50 amp service is available, there is a $5 per night fee. Pets are not allowed in our rentals. Linens have been provided for your convenience. If used, a convenience fee of $15 will be applied to your stay. The fee can be prepaid at the time of check in. Linen packages include bedding and towels for 2 or 4 (depending on accommodations). No ground fires allowed- must be in fire pit (fire pits are available for rent).

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Drive In
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Features
ADA Accessible
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Market
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Reservable
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Showers
Toilets
Trash Available
Water Hookups
WiFi
Location
Birch Bay RV Campground is located in Washington
Latitude
48.9458 N
Longitude
-122.7452 W
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14 Reviews of Birch Bay RV Campground
Beautiful!!

Great place for the whole fam! Lots of biking (motor and pedal), skateboarding, local C shop is a child’s dream, kayaking, crabbing, clamming, beach combing, great restaurants, such a beautiful place with the best sunsets!

Great Hike/Bike Sites.

My wife and I stayed here as part of our west coast tour. It has great views of the water and excellent accommodations for hikers and bikers. It's a really beautiful park.

Gorgeous views

We visited for day use and were not able to camp. We were with a larg3 grouo of family members. The campground is in a beautiful location. There is a lot of grass. It's on the water and perfect for beach combing, kite flying, and bbqing. We plan to actually camp here next summer and I will update my review at that time.

a beautiful campground with plenty of fun!

Limited electric sites but an abundance of basic sites. Bathrooms look brand new and are well maintained. We saw many people leaving from the site and returning with fresh crab from the sea. The only downside is that the park and beach is a little bit of a jaunt, so we took the vehicle - loaded it up and parked at the beach for a few hours at a time. The park is also in a unique spot and your parking pass also lets you skip paying at the beach. This is one of or favorite spots to camp now. Along the coast, there is every type of WA beach - rocky, good for tide pools, semi rocky for trying to find clams and sand dollars and pure sand, perfect for making castles.

Pure nature

I camped there with my tent and i just loved how close it was to the beach! Very friendly stuff! I enjoyed my stay.

Fantastic and family friendly

I was a little concerned at first with this campground because it's such a busy area. Once you're into the campground however, it's like you are in a place far off the beaten path. I was amazed at how quiet and peaceful it is. The camp is laid out beautifully, you dont feel too close to your neighbors. There are full bathrooms and showers. Potable drinking water is close to every camp. I loved being able to walk 5 minutes down to the beach or stay cool in the huge trees at camp. There's tons of wildlife and lots of explorable area. We'll be going back again soon!

Great sites, amazing beach!

We just did a quick over-nighter here on our way back from CA. We set up camp and had our dinner on the beach to watch an incredible sunset!

our drive-up site was great, well maintained with bathrooms nearby.

Wish we could’ve stayed longer!

Small But Fun

This has to be one of my all time favorite places for Shell Fishing and Crabbing!

peaceful and not too busy, access to the beach, and group camp sites, makes this a family destination for quiet fun.

This is the place to get away from it all and enjoy the beauty that Nature has to offer.

Dont forget your Shellfish license and hit those beaches at low tide, because dinner is going to be delicious!

Great beach access

Beautiful beaches and nice campsites. Had a rowdy group camping behind us who raged late into the night.

Sunsets on the Beach

If you're the type that loves walks along the beach and breath taking sunsets… Brich Bay State Park is the place to be!