Camping reservations are strongly recommended during summer at any of the San Juan County Parks or Fairgrounds RV sites. Any unreserved campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis (you must arrive at the park to see if a site is available); please register promptly upon selecting your campsite. County Fairgrounds R.V. sites are not available during County Fair week mid-August.
Online Reservations and San Juan County Resident Reservations
This online reservation system will re-open for the 2022 season on Wednesday, March 2 at 9:00AM PST. Look for the orange button that says, "MAKE A CAMPING RESERVATION" in the upper left corner of the Parks webpage. Get more information on our Reservations & Cancellations page.
How can I determine what day I can go online to make my camping reservation?
• Go to timeanddate.com.
• Go to the window for Calculators and Times.
• Choose the option, What Date is it in X Days?
• Put your date of arrival in for the Start Date.
• Choose Subtract and fill in 90 in the Days box.
• Click Calculate New Date.
This date that appears is the first day you can go to our website, www.sanjuanco.com/parks, to make
your reservation. Starting this year, you can begin the process at 12:00 am PST on that date.
The maximum stay at individual campsites and group campsites at San Juan, Odlin and Shaw County Parks is 14 days within a 30 day period and ten days within a 30 day period at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.
Standard Cancellation Policy
Partial cancellations (changes) are not allowed. You must create a new reservation to change arrival date, campsite, or duration of stay. Your $9 reservation fee is non-refundable. Cancellation 30 days or more from arrival will also incur a cancellation fee of 25% of the total of your original reservation, less the reservation fee.
Cancellations made within 30 days, but prior to 3 days, from arrival will incur a cancel fee of 50% of the total. Within 3 days of arrival, all fees become non-refundable.
No refunds issued at park.Natural phenomena such as wildfire smoke, earthquake, volcanic eruption, and severe weather may occur in our campgrounds. If the campground is still able to provide full services (infrastructure is intact and staff is available to work), refunds are not issued for such natural disasters. Our standard cancellation policy is applicable.
Camping at San Juan County Parks during COVID-19
• Visitors are asked to bring their own masks or face coverings as well as hand sanitizer.
• We encourage visitors to bring their own hand-washing soap, preferably biodegradable.
• Be mindful of fellow campers by setting up your campsite to allow for adequate social distancing.
• If you have friends or family camping in other sites during your stay, please avoid gathering more than the maximum number of people allowed per campsite.
• When using park Day Use areas, please follow all social distancing and mask guidelines to protect other visitors, avoiding large group activities.
• Parks will have COVID-19 guidelines posted. Please read these signs for any updates.
• Masks are required to enter all businesses and public facilities in San Juan County.
San Juan Park Only
• Visitors will not be allowed to enter the park office; there is a check-in window to the left of the office door.
• Visitors are required to wear masks when entering restroom facilities.
Know Before You Go
• Before your trip begins, please check these websites for updates: Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19)- https://coronavirus.wa.gov/ (scroll to Latest News) and our local San Juan Island Visitors Bureau- www.visitsanjuans.com.
Fees for extra people and vehicles apply (listed in fee tables for each park and paid in the park). Please ensure that you know what our fees are before you make your plans. You may want to leave that extra car behind or reserve a 2nd campsite.
Camp in designated campsites only
Camping in San Juan County is only allowed in approved campgrounds. There is no camping in County Day Parks or on Land Bank property.
Take an extra moment to prepare your recycling before you toss it in the bin!
Washington State Ferries (WSF) accepts vehicle reservations for some routes in the San Juans. We strongly encourage ferry reservations! If you do not make it to your campsite because you did not make a ferry reservation, we cannot refund your park fees!
Off-Season Campsite Closures
During winter and spring, some campsites may be closed by park staff, due to wetness or other reasons. We wish to preserve the quality of all campsites and we want you to have a pleasant experience. Sites will reopen when conditions allow.