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Mt. Index from Heybrook Lookout in the Skykomish Ranger District. Photo by Tom Davis, US Forest Service.

Welcome to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, one of the most visited forests in the country, located east of Seattle, Washington on the west side of the Cascades between the Canadian border and Mt. Rainier National Park. Here you will find glacier-covered peaks, spectacular mountain meadows and old-growth forests, rich in history and outdoor opportunities.


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Recreational Shooting on Your Forest

Recreation Shooting Video with Officer Jeff McIntosh

Learn about recreational shooting regulations, safe practices, and shooting etiquette on National Forests.


Eagle Watchers - Skagit Wild & Scenic River

Eagle Watchers video image click on to view the Eagle Watchers and the Skagit Wild & Scenic video.

This is an introductory video about US Forest Service Eagle Watchers program along the Skagit Wild & Scenic River and what it means to be an Eagle Watcher teaching visitors about the Skagit River Bald Eagles.


On Demand Phone Interpretation Available

On demand phone interpretation available. photo by Kelly Sprute.

The Forest Service is offering a pilot “on demand” phone interpretation service to enhance public service for our visitors in Washington and Oregon.  The service is available in 170 languages.


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