Campground Rules

These rules are for your protection and are within the jurisdiction of the Executive Board of Teamsters Local 313.

Please bring a printed copy of your confirmation email and your PayPal invoice with you for verification with the Caretaker.

Please Note: At this time, no refunds will be given for reservations made on this site

  1. Active dues paying members of Local 313, honorary members, retirees from Local 313, active members or retirees from other Teamster Locals and their guests or other guests approved by Local 313 or the Caretaker are the only persons who may have access to the Harstine Island Property.

    1. Proof of membership is required. This means members must have a current dues receipt or an authorized registration form in their possession.

    2. Members must register and display the required proof of membership as required by the Caretaker (s).

    3. Members are responsible for picking up payment envelopes for themselves and their guests when entering the recreation property and for depositing in the proper place.

  2. Surviving spouse of an Active or Retired member will have access and may continue to use the recreational property in accordance with these provisions set forth.

  3. Retired members of Teamsters may continue to use the recreational property in accordance with these provisions as set forth.

  4. No non-member groups will be allowed to park on the beach between the week prior to Memorial Day and the week after Labor Day.

  5. Campsites are available to be reserved on the Local website at under the Harstine Island tab. The maximum consecutive period for which this property may be used for camping is fourteen (14) days, not to be unattended for more than twenty-four (24) hours. This fourteen (14) consecutive day period shall be considered to be broken by a seven (7) consecutive day absence. No unoccupied vehicles are to be left in waterfront spaces.

    1. Guests are not allowed to be on or hold spots until the Teamster is present.

    2. Only one guest is allowed to use a beach spot from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

  6. Park only in areas designated by the Caretaker.

  7. Clam digging by Local 313 members only. You must have a current clam digging license. No guests allowed to dig clams. No clam digging south of the boat launch. Cover all holes when digging clams. Limit seven (7) pounds or forty (40) clams, whichever comes first. A receipt is needed from Caretaker to remove oysters in shell from Island.

  1. Pets are welcome, but please keep them under control at all times. During the day they must either be on a leash of not more than six (6) feet in length, or confined to your vehicle. At night they must be kept inside and enclosed in a vehicle or tent. Pets must not be allowed to run loose at any time. Vicious or unusually noisy pets will not be allowed to enter or remain. Pets should not interfere with the comfort of others or endanger the wildlife. You must clean up after your pets. NOTE: Pets are not allowed in the clubhouse at any time.

  2. Fishing is permitted, subject to the Washington State Game & Fishing Laws.

  3. Beach rules shall be governed by the Washington State Game & Fishing Laws.

  4. Swimming at your own risk. No swimming by children under 18 years of age unless they are under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Children are the responsibility of their parents at all times.

  5. Fires are permitted in designated areas only.

  6. Do not burn bulkhead logs.

  7. Burn all burnables.

  8. Hunting and possession of loaded firearms or archery equipment is strictly prohibited.

  9. Fireworks are not permitted except on Fourth of July in the designated areas.

  10. No glass containers of any kind permitted on the beach.

  11. Keep horses off beach and away from picnic area.

  12. Bicycle riding is permitted during daylight hours only and in designated areas (roadways and trails away from camping areas). Bicycle riding around Club House is not permitted. Motorcycles will only be allowed if the driver is a camper and only drives his motorcycle to his camping area. Dirt-bikes or All Terrain.

  13. Vehicles (A.T.V.) are not allowed on the beach or on the recreational property except those operated by the Caretaker and/or work party for union business.

  14. Boat trailers are to be parked up on the hill or in designated area (as directed by Caretaker).

  15. Please limit showers to three (3) minutes so others will have hot water.

  16. Please turn off the lights in restrooms and kitchen when leaving.



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Any questions call (360) 426-9074 Harstine Island Caretaker or (253) 627-0103 Local No. 313.