Mt. Baker Ranger District 360-856-5700
The Hidden Lakes Peak Lookout will be closed to the public starting August 23. Volunteers from the Friends of Hidden Lake Peak Lookout will be re-roofing the lookout. Helicopter operations to bring in the new roof are expected to occur on August 25. The final ¼ mile of the trail to the lookout will be closed during the flights, which are expected to last one hour. The project should take a week to complete, but may be extended due to weather conditions. Notification will be made when the lookout has re-opened.
The Hidden Lake Lookout is a listed Historic Property and located in the Cascade River Valley on the Mt. Baker Ranger District, It is immediately adjacent to the North Cascades National Park.
Blanca Lake Trail 1052, Blanca Lake Trailhead, North Fork Skykomish Trail 1051, North Fork Skykomish Trailhead, Quartz Creek Trail 1050, West Cady Ridge Trail 1054
Date(s): Jun 22, 2016
Skykomish ranger District 360-677-2414
CLOSURE: The North Fork Skykomish Road FS RD 63 is now closed starting at the junction with FS RD 65 to the North Fork Trailhead Complex. This closure is due to withstanding damage from previous storms and will continue till June 2018.
If you wish to reach the trails affected by this closure a temporary trailhead with parking has been created. This closure adds 2 miles for hikers going to the Blanca Lake Trail, and 4 miles to North Fork Skykomish, West Cady and Quartz Creek trailhead. Do not block the road when parking.