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*The Fairgrounds property is not zoned nor equipped for long-term RV camping/temporary housing. The maximum stay on grounds for recreational camping (regardless of campsite #) is 10 days.*

Reservations: RV camping reservations are highly recommended, especially during peak season (May-September). Simply make an on-line reservation (SYSTEM OPEN: March 5th, 2018) via the San Juan County Parks' reservation website here. If requesting a reservation within 5 days of arrival date OR during the online reservation system off-season, all non-reserved sites are available on a first come, first serve. Reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance online, starting from first night of stay (Find the day to make your reservation by using a date calculator).10 day maximum stay during a calendar month.

  • 8 RV Pedestals
  • Water and electric hook-ups (20/30AMP plug-ins)
  • Restrooms (open seasonally May-October)
  • Semi-level sites, please bring levelers
  • NO sewer hook-ups (Waste Disposal Station: Located a few blocks away across the street from the Town of Friday Harbor waste management facility at 375 Tucker Avenue, Friday Harbor, WA 98250)
Campfire & Pet Regulations: There are no campfire pits at the Fairgrounds. Self-contained cooking units with propane are allowed. Dogs are welcomed, please remember to keep dogs on leash while on Fairgrounds property per San Juan County code. There are two dog waste receptacles (with bags) located on the property, please utilize them while walking the grounds--Thanks!

"Drop-in" RV Camping: Please read signage on picnic area shelter regarding payment as a Drop-In camper or call the Parks and Fair office.

RV Questions?: Parks & Fairgrounds Staff is in the office Monday through Friday and are happy to answer any RV questions you might have regarding reservations or "drop-in" camping. Please call (360)378-8420.

*No reservations will be taken on for RV pedestals during our County Fair preparation (August 8th-28th)* (The dates will be blocked on the Reservation website).

group Camping

Camping for Large Groups
(Larger than 9): The San Juan County Fairgrounds offers year round tent camping (not available surrounding the week of the County Fair --mid August--) for organizations and approved private events. If your group is interested in camping at the fairgrounds, please inquire with the Parks and Fair Office by emailing parks@sanjuanco.com or call the office directly at (360)378-8420.

Tent Camping

Looking to Tent Camp? Per the Fairgrounds' zoning overlay, the Fairgrounds is not available to individual tent campers for reservation or drop-in. However, non-profit groups looking to camp, as well as people attending a County-specific event may qualify to camp at the Fairgrounds. Please call/check in with the Park & Fairgrounds Administrative Office to inquire about tent camping. Fair Admin Office: (360)378-8420. Visit our our county parks campgrounds here.


FILLED FOR 2018! Consider becoming a camp host at the Fairgrounds. A typical summer season camp host would be from May through September. Please inquire by sending a completed application via email to info@sjcfair.org.
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