Best Things to Do Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

photo of the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

As one of the most visited forests in the country, Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest extends over 140 miles along the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border to Mount Rainier National Park. This untouched wilderness area is known for its beautiful glacial peaks, colorful mountain meadows, and incredible old-growth forests. There’s […]

Ski Heather Meadows at the Mount Baker Ski Area

Heather Meadows at Mount Baker Ski Area

Mount Baker is known for its rugged and picturesque setting, and the ski conditions are some of the most memorable for beginners and experienced skiers alike. The ski resort is split into two bases: the Heather Meadows and White Salmon. The area is popular among extreme sports enthusiasts, mainly because of the backcountry opportunities, which […]

Plan Now to Hike Artist Point at Mt. Baker This Summer

Artist Point at Mt. Baker, photo of the mountain trail near Bellingham

Artist Point at Mt. Baker has arguably one of the best vantage points in all of Washington State! And that is a top honor considering all the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest offers. There is no shortage of idyllic Northwest beauty here, from snow-capped mountain views and rushing waterfalls to incredible emerald-green forests and pristine lakes. […]

Your Guide to the Mount Baker Ski Area

Mount Baker Ski Area, snowy mountain with skiers heading up on a sunny day

The Mount Baker Ski Area, located in the beautiful Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, is lovely for winter recreation. The average annual snowfall hits nearly 700 inches—which is also the highest average amount in the world. Fun fact: during the 1998-99 season, there was a whopping 1,140 inches of snow at the Mount Baker Ski Area, […]

Enjoy Winter Snowshoeing at Mount Baker

Snowshoeing at Mount Baker

Snowshoeing at Mount Baker is a favorite pastime of visitors and locals alike in our neck of the woods. Lucky for us, Mount Baker has the deepest snowbase in North America—skiers and snowboarders flock from all over the world to get a chance to experience the freshest powder in the Northwest. This fantastic snowfall also […]

The Best Mount Baker Lodging For Your Ski Trips

Mount Baker Lodging

With ski season just around the corner, it’s time to get your Mount Baker Lodging on the books now. The Mt. Baker Ski area is known for its record-breaking snowfall. On average, it receives more inches yearly than any other resort in the country, which translates to more extended and more enjoyable skiing, snowboarding, and […]

Your Guide to Artist Point at Mt. Baker

Artist Point at Mt. Baker

Artist Point at Mt. Baker is a must-see when visiting the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest! This classic location is considered by many to be the best place in the state for a panoramic view. Here you’ll feel as of you have stepped into a work of art in this awe-inspiring scenery. This is a major […]

5 Reasons to Visit Heather Meadows at Mt. Baker This Summer

Visit Heather Meadows at Mt. Baker this summer

Heather Meadows in the Mt. Baker area is a must-see that you won’t regret visiting especially during the magical summer months here! This area, in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, includes spectacular scenery and is the start of many world-class hiking trails. Located at the eastern end of the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway you’ll find […]

The Best Mt. Baker Hikes to Take This Summer

The best Mt. Baker hike this summer

Mt. Baker hikes include a wide array of adventures that will lead you to incredible views of snow-capped mountains and majestic glaciers, to alpine meadows filled with a rainbow of summer wildflowers! This impressive area offers many options to get out and explore the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Mt. Baker itself is an iconic peak […]

Hike The Chain Lakes Loop on Mt. Baker This Summer

hike the Chain Lakes Loop

The Chain Lakes Loop is a classic and beautiful hike that is a must-do activity in the summertime! This alpine circuit includes massive mountain views, hiking past clear lakes, seeing incredible wildflowers, and blueberries along the way to snack on. This is the quintessential day hike that showcases some of the best wilderness in Washington […]