COVID-19 update

May 4, 2021

Our county is currently in WA Recovery Phase 3. While in Phase 3, the Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory cabins, dormitory, and RV sites are currently available for individuals, groups, and families without restrictions. Group gatherings on our campus and in our facilities are limited to 50% of normal capacities with some additional restrictions. Find the latest information regarding our response to COVID-19 Coronavirus and answers to frequently asked questions at

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Reservation rates, info, and policies

3-Step Reservation Procedure

Step 1

Submit a tentative reservation request using the online Reservations Request Form or by calling (866) 767-2746.
Guest services will reply to acknowledge receipt of reservation request and provide information and required documents.

Step 2

Groups and individuals submit Credit Card payment using a web form link emailed to them by management.

Groups also submit completed/signed Facility Rental Agreement and Certificate of Insurance as described in the Agreement. Note: Washington, Oregon, Upper Columbia Conference entities do not need to submit Certificates of Insurance.

Step 3

Receive Confirmation email.

Guest Services will confirm your reservation AFTER receipt of full payment, completed/signed Facility Rental Agreement, and Certificate of Insurance.


David Habenicht,
Facilities Manager

Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory 
15510 Rosario Beach Road
Anacortes, WA 98221

(866) 767-2746
fax: (360) 293-2325 

Reservation Policy

Reservations can be requested up to one year in advance. Priority will be given in the following order:

  1. Returning groups requesting same dates of use.
  2. Returning groups requesting to change their dates of use.
  3. New group reservations. 

Reservations requests by new groups will be considered in order of receipt and by size of the group.

Animal/Pet Policy

Cancellation Policy

WWU will refund the canceled portion of reservation according to the following terms:

Time of CancellationRefundment
3 months-1 year in advance:100% payment refund
1-3 months in advance:50% payment refund
Less than 1 month:No payment refund
Failure to cancel/no-show:No payment refund

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