The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is located in the north center part of Washington state.
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Lake Serene in the Skykomish Ranger District. Photo by Jessica Kiel

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.



A Day in My Boots - Forestry

Shaun O'Connor forester on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest measures the diameter of a tree.


Forester, Shaun O'Connor, describes his roles and responsibilities as a Forester on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest..



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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ພາສາລາວ 中文(台湾) Tagalog ไ���ย Tiếng Việt




Upper South Fork Skykomish Rd Decommissioning Project

Culvert removal complete, looking upstream

Upper South Fork Skykomish Road Decommissioning Project will likely improve instream habitat for anadromous fish in the area.

North Fork Nooksack ATM Project

Upper Nooksack ATM - Draft EA

Seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment as part of the Access Travel Management process for the Upper Nooksack of the Mt. Baker District.


Sustainable Roads

The forest must identify a road system within budget. What roads are important to you?

Forest Plan Revision

Picture Lake Path

The U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region began a public conversation on the process for revising forest land management plans within the Northwe...