Hipcamp host Cheryl J.
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Experience our unique walk-in campground located on 80 acres of deep woods and rolling meadows. Pitch your tent or rent from our full offering of camp gear for a stress-free visit. Tent pad will hold one 9’x9’ or smaller tent. All of our sites have a fire pit and picnic table.

Our property has a petting farm filled with small animals and chickens, a full gauge antique

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Experience our unique walk-in campground located on 80 acres of deep woods and rolling meadows. Pitch your tent or rent from our full offering of camp gear for a stress-free visit. Tent pad will hold one 9’x9’ or smaller tent. All of our sites have a fire pit and picnic table.

Our property has a petting farm filled with small animals and chickens, a full gauge antique train on a 1.2 mile track, a 9-hole disc golf course, and the main town of Eastsound with award-winning food just minutes away. You will find ample hiking, beaches, and other outdoor activities nearby. A world class skatepark is located in the park across the street along with tennis and pickleball courts, and an off-leash dog park. Come experience Orcas Island in a truly unique way when you stay in one of the 65 campsites at Mount Baker Farm.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
19 sites
Up to 7 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
Have a question? Send Cheryl a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Magical Camping In a Small Campsite in Washington.

Forest

The vibe at Magical Camping In a Small Campsite

Places to see near Mount Baker Farm & Campground

9 Reviews

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Hipcamper Kristi
Kristi K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 13)
July 7th, 2017

The first word that comes to mind is, Magical. This property of 80 acres was so quaint, and full of character. You see these great little old-timey signs all over the property. They're pretty fun to discover, especially around the train station, yes, I said train station. There's a brilliant antique train that traverses the property, actually, it goes more in a loop. The owners absolutely love this train (built by the previous owner) and they will pick you up at 10am, 2pm and 7pm and can drop you off at your designated campsite. It's absolutely wonderful and such a unique experience. My boyfriend is obsessed with trains so we tried to ride it every day we were there. There's also a little coral of critters, including some goats, two donkeys and some chicks. All were super friendly and happy for some pats. The nice thing too, about the camping area was that no cars were allowed. When u drive on the property, you check in, then park your car in the back parking lot. This was great for safety and for peace and quiet and nice fresh clean air. We ended up getting one of the lotus tent packages, which was great since we just flew in for a few days. We didn't want to bring all our camping gear with us. They offer an ample variety of tent packages to suite every ones needs. We were always met with such happy and enthusiastic hosts. These ladies absolutely adore their campsite and always want to make sure you are enjoying yourself and have everything you need. Last minute we found out our ride back to Seattle airport was leaving a day earlier than we were, so Cheryl, camp host and owner, did every thing in her power to make sure we could find our way back. She ultimately came up with the idea to rent a Uhaul van, since the shuttle we needed was full and Enterprise didn't have any more one way compact vehicles for us. This worked out perfectly and we made it to our flight with an hour to spare. We can't wait to return and stay with Cheryl and Barb! We had the most incredible stay with them! Definitely an 11 out of 10 :D

Taking the train for the first time...we were pretty excited!Walking up to the train stationHosts running the trainHead scratches for this little one
Hipcamper Cheryl
Response from Cheryl, the Host, on July 31st, 2019

Thank you, Kristi!

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Hipcamper Logan
Logan S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 10)
July 23rd, 2017

Wow!! What a hidden gem. This place won't be hidden for long, so take advantage of it while you can. Cheryl greeted us upon arrival, and gave us an amazing tour of the property. You can tell a lot of love and sweat went into this place. There isn't a single bad campsite here, each one offering a different experience in the woods. They offer full rentals, from the tents and stoves to chairs and sleeping bags. All you have to do is show up and enjoy. We got to stay in one of the Lotus Buds, and they are COOL! We felt like kids again riding the train around the property and seeing the deer run around in the fields and forests. This place is a dream for anyone from 2-95. We cannot wait to return very, very soon!

Here comes the train!The train in the station.Ferry ride to beautiful Orcas Island.Fire, book, wine.
Hipcamper Ashley
Ashley B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
(Site 13)
September 5th, 2017

My husband, my fur baby and myself stayed here for two nights as we wanted to get out of the noisy city for a weekend. The farm is beautiful. The owners and everyone that works there are wonderful and extremely helpful. My dog was allowed, huge plus! Also, a very family oriented campsite.

The downside was that the campsites, at least the site we were assigned, is not private at all. I could see directly into 8 other camp sites. One camp site to our right was so close I could hear the man snoring while he was sleeping. I could hear their entire conversation like I was apart of it. The camp site directly to our left was a family of at least 8. The kids decided to play some imaginary hunt game and were playing in and around our campsite for hours. We could hear babies crying at night. So if you are looking for a private quite area to camp, you may want to look elsewhere. If you are looking for a family friendly place and love interacting with your neighbors...this is perfect.

Hipcamper Mella

Site 54 review

Mella H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 54)
August 14th, 2020

Lovely grounds, convenient location, cheerful owner, and pandemic-prevention masks made for a nice COVID-19-cautious vacation to Orcas Island. We felt so comfy and at ease that we canceled our more adventurous itinerary in favor of a longer stay; Cheryl very kindly extended our stay as needed (we were fortunate in that the site was available beyond our original reservation).

Things I'd be happy to know ahead of time:

1. Ferry Reservations on and off Orcas are more important than you might imagine. Make a reservation and arrive 50 min early, but be prepared to chill out as there are frequently delays to the published schedule.
2. If you're budgeting dollars, remember to factor in the cost of the ferry and fuel up on the mainland.
3. Firewood can be found at several residential wood stands along your drive; suggested donation for 30% more wood than the $6 bundles at the market or gas station (or the $7 bundles at the campground). Prepare with cash in small bills.
4. Shower Tokens are $3.00 for a 7-min shower and must be purchased from the Camp Host, Owner, or Employee (not to be found at the self-service/check-in area). Prepare with cash in small bills.
5. Showers are a bit unreliable (temperature & pressure) and could use some pressure washing or deeper cleansing.

Site 54 is more secluded than many of the other sites (though close to the train tracks and farthest from parking). The topography made for a nice stepped area, elevating the tent a bit and carving out a sweet spot for the picnic table. Exposure to passers-by is eliminated as the site is reached via a smaller path off of the main loop. Toilets were close enough without being too close. Nice open field one site away. Far enough from the barnyard not to smell it. Very family-focused camping scene. Easy access. Beautiful forest.

Hipcamper Brian
Brian R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
September 3rd, 2018

Truly a magical atmosphere and amazing venue to create lifelong cherished memories.

The train takes you around the estate with a fun stop at Grizzly Station for some fun and games.
Hipcamper Mickayla
Mickayla P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 9)
September 5th, 2018

This was a nice place to come camping. The campsites were tucked in the forest but there are also big grassy fields to play in. The sites are close to each other but it isn't too loud. Because you park in the front and cart everything to your campsite, there are no cars to wake you up late at night. Nice and quiet and a lot of fun!

Also if you do not have a lot of your own camping supplies, you are able to rent out just about everything there. Super convenient!

Hipcamper Nicholas

Great campsite and experience

Nicholas B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 12)
July 8th, 2019

Perfect location for families. Very quiet, no cars in the walk in area which makes it extra relaxing. Kids loved the train, goats and chickens. Hopefully we'll be back!!

Magical Camping In a Small Campsite
Hipcamper Wyatt

Perfect hammock camping locale!

Wyatt E.
recommends this listing.
(Site 50)
August 5th, 2019

Mount Baker Farm and Campground was a perfect place to stay on Orcas. The sites were organized and easy to find yet still secluded enough to have your own space in the woods. There were enough trees to hammock and spots to tent camp as well. The farm was perfectly close enough to get into town but still removed away from the busyness. I couldn’t have asked for a better getaway for the weekend and would highly recommended the stay to anyone visiting the island!

Hipcamper Hilda
Hilda S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 15)
September 2nd, 2019

We loved it here! Showers and bathrooms were close. The animals and train were the cherry on top! Everyone was so nice!

Awards

Best of 2019 Washington
Finalist
Property
Mount Baker Farm & Campground
State
Washington
Country
United States
$55/night
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