The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is located in the north center part of Washington state.
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Mt Baker and Mt. Chaval from Green Mountain. Photo by Gary Paull, 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.


Accessible Adventures:  Heather Meadows

Accessible Adventures image of Picture Lake Path on the Mt. Baker Ranger District.


Accessible Adventures in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest highlighting the North Cascades Scenic Byway route to Heather Meadows.



Accessible Adventures:  Stevens Greenway

Accessible Adventures on the Iron Goat Trail in the Skykomish Ranger District.


Accessible Adventures in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest highlighting the Stevens Greenway route to route to Leavenworth.




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



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.





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.

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...