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Magnificent Spring

Explore spring colors on this virtual tour of forest wildflowers and hikes on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. photo by Chuck Davis, volunteer wilderness ranger.

 

Spring is here! Enjoy the season in all its glory on this virtual tour of forest wildflowers with recommended hikes. 


 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Tour of the Iron Goat Trail

Toshiko Okamoto with her husband Tosh talks about her grandfather and father's experience as laborers on the railroad. photo by Renee Bodine.

 

Japanese American Veterans, Densho and Wing Luke Museum members go on an interpretive hike visiting the Iron Goat Trail on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.


 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Tour of Monte Cristo Townsite

Ruby Luke looks into one of the abandoned cabins at the Monte Cristo townsite. photo by Kelly Sprute.

 

Japanese American, Densho and Wing Luke Museum members go on an interpretive hike visiting the Monte Cristo townsite on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.


 

Winter Wonderland

 Hoar Frost near the summit of Humpback Mountain. photo by Chuck Davis.

 

Winter is here! Come out and snowshoe, ski or snowmobile. Enjoy the peace and quiet, but don't forget to bring warm clothes and extra hot chocolate.


 

Fall Hikes

 Explore fall hikes on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. photo by Kelly Sprute, US Forest Service.

 

Fall is here! Enjoy the season in all its glory on this virtual tour with recommended hikes. 


 

Migratory Bird Festival 2012

 Kulshan Kid Michael Choto, age 7 enjoys the touch tanks at the 2012 Migratory Bird Festival. photo by Kelly Sprute, US Forest Service.

 

North Cascades Institute and the Forest Service have created the annual Migratory Bird Festival to make nature and cultural history come alive for students from Seattle and Mt. Vernon, Wash.


 

Visit Your Pacific Northwest National Forest

Take a virtual tour of the national forests in the Pacific Northwest Region.

 

Experience a virtual tour of eight national forests in the Pacific Northwest. The region contains 17 National Forests, a National Scenic Area, a National Grassland, and two National Volcanic Monuments within Oregon and Washington.


 

Hike, Bike and Boat

Jessica and Mary Peterson float down the Sauk River during the 2012 Hike, Bike and Boat event. photo by Mary Peterson.

 

Every May brings fresh faces outdoors to the annual hike, bike and boat event on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, and this year was no different as 121 youth from eight groups from around Seattle attended.


 

In the Wilderness - Dress for success

Smokey Bear hugs volunteer wilderness ranger, Brad Allen. photo by Brad Allen.

 

Even if you are only taking a short hike in the forest, it is always a good idea to dress for success. Volunteer Forest Service Wilderness Ranger Brad Allen tells you how.


 

10 Essentials

Outdoorsman and long-time Forest Service volunteer Pat Ellis. photo by Kelly Sprute, US Forest Service.

 

Outdoorsman and long-time Forest Service volunteer Pat Ellis lists the 10 essential items you need to take with you when you go hiking on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.