Backpacking

Backpacking on Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie offers getaways to places few people ever see. With hundreds of miles of trails, hikers can explore areas where they encounter nature in solitude.


Backpacking Areas

  • Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack area description
  • Anderson-Watson Lakes Trail 611 area description
  • Watson Lakes Trailhead
  • Baker Lake Trail 610 area description
  • Baker River Trail 606 area description
  • Baker River Trailhead
  • Bell Pass Trail 603.3
  • Blue Lake Trail 604
  • Blue Lake/Dock Butte Trailhead
  • Boulder Ridge Trail 605 area description
  • Boulder Ridge Trailhead
  • Elbow Lake Trail 697 area description
  • Pioneer Camp Trailhead
  • Mt. Baker National Recreation Area
  • Noisy Creek Trail 610.3
  • Park Butte Trailhead
  • Railroad Grade Trail 603.2
  • Ridley Creek Trail 696 area description
  • Ridley Creek Trailhead
  • Scott Paul Trail 603.1
  • Shannon Ridge Trail 742 area description
  • Shannon Ridge Trailhead
  • Swift Creek Campground
  • Boulder River Wilderness
  • Clearwater Wilderness
  • Glacier Peak Wilderness
  • Henry M. Jackson Wilderness
  • Interstate 90 Mountains to Sound Greenway area description
  • Annette Lake Trail 1019 area description
  • Dutch Miller Gap Trail 1030
  • Dutch Miller Gap Trailhead
  • Gold Creek Trail #1314 area description
  • Gold Creek Trailhead
  • Hester Lake Trail 1005.1
  • High Lakes Trail 1012
  • Melakwa Lake Trail 1011
  • Middle Fork Trail 1003 area description
  • Middle Fork Snoqualmie Trailhead
  • Mount Defiance Trail 1009
  • Nordrum Lake Trail 1004
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Snoq.Pass N
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Snoq.Pass S area description
  • Pacific Crest - Snoqualmie North Trailhead
  • Pratt Lake Trail 1007 area description
  • Pratt Lake Trailhead
  • Snoqualmie Lake Trail 1002 area description
  • Snoqualmie Lake Trailhead
  • Snow Lake Trail 1013 area description
  • Snow Lake Trailhead
  • Talapus Lake Trail 1039 area description
  • Talapus Lake Trailhead
  • Williams Lake Trail 1031.1
  • Mather Memorial Parkway (SR 410) area description
  • Kelly Butte Trail 1031
  • Sun Top Lookout area description
  • Mountain Loop Scenic Byway area description
  • Ashland Lakes Trail
  • Bald Eagle (Curry Gap) Trail 650
  • Barlow Pass Trailhead
  • Bedal Creek Trail 705 area description
  • Bedal Creek Trailhead
  • Boardman Lake/ Lake Evan Trail 704
  • Boulder River Trail 734
  • Crystal Lake Trail 638 & Circle Peak Trail 638.1
  • Eight-Mile Trail 654.02
  • Elliot Creek (Goat Lake) Trail 647 area description
  • Elliot Creek/Goat Lake Trailhead
  • Glacier Basin Trail 719
  • Independence Lake Trail 712
  • Kennedy Ridge Trail 639
  • Lost Creek Ridge Trail 646 area description
  • Lost Creek Ridge Trailhead
  • Mallardy Ridge (Walt Bailey) Trail 706
  • Meadow Mountain Trail 657 area description
  • Meadow Mountain Trailhead
  • North Fork Sauk Trail 649 area description
  • North Fork Sauk Trailhead
  • North Lake Trail 712.1
  • Old Monte Cristo Townsite Trail
  • Peek-A-Boo Lake Trail 656
  • Pilot Ridge Trail 652
  • Pinnacle Lake Trail 703.1
  • Poodle Dog Pass-Silver Lake-Twin Lakes Trail 708
  • Sloan Peak Trail 648 area description
  • Sloan Peak Trailhead
  • Squire Creek Trail 654
  • Sunrise Mine Trail 707 area description
  • Sunrise Mine Trailhead
  • Three Fingers-Goat Flats-Saddle Lake Trail 641
  • Weden Creek (Gothic Basin) Trail 724
  • White Chuck River Trail 643
  • Mt. Baker Highway (SR 542) area description
  • Boundary Way Trail #688
  • Canyon Ridge Trail #689
  • Church Mountain Trail #671 area description
  • Church Mountain Trailhead
  • Damfino Lakes Trail #625 area description
  • Damfino Lakes Trailhead
  • Goat Mountain Trail #673 area description
  • Goat Mountain Trailhead
  • Hannegan Pass Trail #674 area description
  • Hannegan Peak Trail #674.1
  • Heather Meadows Visitor Center area description
  • Chain Lakes Trail #682
  • Lake Ann Trail #600 area description
  • Lake Ann Trailhead
  • Picture Lake Path area description
  • Ptarmigan Ridge Trail #682.1
  • Heliotrope Ridge Trail #677 area description
  • Heliotrope Ridge Trailhead
  • High Divide Trail #630 area description
  • Excelsior Pass Trailhead
  • Welcome Pass Trailhead
  • High Pass Trail #676
  • Nooksack Cirque Trail #750 area description
  • Nooksack Cirque Trailhead
  • Pacific Crest Trail (North) 2000
  • Silesia Creek Trail #672
  • Skyline Divide Trail #678 area description
  • Skyline Divide Trailhead
  • Tomyhoi Lake Trail #686 area description
  • Tomyhoi/Yellow Aster Butte Trailhead
  • Twin Lakes Trailhead
  • Winchester Mountain Lookout
  • Winchester Mountain Trail #685
  • Yellow Aster Butte Trail #686.1
  • Mt. Baker Wilderness
  • Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness
  • Norse Peak Wilderness
  • North Cascades (SR 20) area description
  • Hidden Lake Lookout
  • Hidden Lake Trail 745
  • Lookout Mountain Lookout
  • Lookout Mountain-Monogram Lake Trail 743
  • Middle Fork Cascade River Trail 767
  • Sauk Lake Trail 613.1
  • Sauk Mountain Trail 613
  • Slide Lake Trail 635 area description
  • Slide Lake Trailhead
  • South Fork Cascade River Trail 769
  • Suiattle River Road - Forest Service road 26 area description
  • Boulder Lake Trail 740 area description
  • Boulder Lake Trailhead
  • Buck Creek Pass Trail 789
  • Canyon Lake (Glacier Peak Wilderness) Trail 797
  • Downey Creek Trail 768 area description
  • Downey Creek Trailhead
  • Gamma Ridge Trail 791
  • Grassy Point Trail 788
  • Green Mountain Trail 782 area description
  • Green Mountain Trailhead
  • Miners Ridge Trail 785
  • Pacific Crest Trail #2000 Suiattle Pass
  • Pacific Crest Trail #2000 White Pass
  • Suiattle River Trail 784 area description
  • Suiattle River Trailhead
  • Sulphur Mountain Trail 794
  • Upper Suiattle River Trail 798.1
  • US Highway 2 - Skykomish Area east to Stevens Pass area description
  • Bald Eagle Mountain Trail 650
  • Bald Eagle Trailhead
  • Barclay Creek Trail 1055 area description
  • Barclay Lake Trailhead
  • Beckler Peak Trail 1240
  • Blanca Lake Trail 1052 area description
  • Blanca Lake Trailhead
  • Deception Creek Trail 1059 area description
  • Deception Creek Trailhead
  • Dorothy Lake Trail 1072 area description
  • Dorothy Lake Trailhead
  • Evans Lake Trail 1069
  • Evergreen Lookout Trail 1056
  • Heybrook Lookout Trail 1070
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Martin Creek area description
  • Iron Goat/Martin Creek Trailhead
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Scenic
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Wellington area description
  • Wellington Trailhead
  • Johnson Ridge Trail 1067 area description
  • Johnson Ridge Trailhead
  • Lake Clarice Trail 1066
  • Lake Elizabeth Trail 1071
  • Meadow Creek Trail 1057 area description
  • Meadow Creek Trailhead
  • Necklace Valley Trail 1062 area description
  • Necklace Valley Trailhead
  • North Fork Skykomish Trail 1051
  • North Fork Skykomish Trailhead
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Stevens Pass N area description
  • Pacific Crest - Stevens North Trailhead
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Stevens Pass S
  • Pass Creek Trail 1053
  • Quartz Creek Trail 1050
  • Surprise Creek Trail 1060 area description
  • Surprise Creek Trailhead
  • Tonga Ridge Trail 1058 area description
  • Tonga Ridge Trailhead
  • Tunnel Creek Trail 1061
  • West Cady Ridge Trail 1054
  • West Fork Foss Lakes Trail 1064 area description
  • West Fork Foss Lakes Trailhead
  • Wild Sky Wilderness