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Wildflower and Bear Grass at Gem Lake in the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Photo by Chuck Davis, Volunteer Wilderness Ranger.

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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A Day in My Boots - Law Enforcement

USFS Law Enforcement Officer Jeff McIntosh. photo by Kelly Sprute.


Discover a day in the life of a US Forest Service Law Enforcement law enforcement officer. Learn about "Who they are, What they do and Why." 



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 to non-native English speakers. Right now, the program is only available in Washington and Oregon. The service is available in 170 languages.


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