Drive east on State Route 20 to the Baker River Highway and beautiful Baker Lake. The area around this nine-mile reservoir features camping, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking and pack and saddle trips.
Developed campgrounds are located on the western side of the lake.
The Baker Lake Trail is an easy family hike. It extends along the eastern shoreline, crossing Baker River at the north end of the lake.
Mt. Baker National Recreation Area (NRA)
This impressive mountain landscape on the southeast flanks of Mt. Baker’s slopes offers year-round recreational fun. During summer months, hikers and stock parties share trails leading off from the end of Forest Service road 13 or through the Middle Fork and South Fork Nooksack River drainages. Winter recreation includes cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.
Explore the Skagit Wild and Scenic River System
Segments of the Skagit, Sauk, Suiattle and Cascade rivers make up the federally designated Skagit Wild & Scenic River system.
Baker Lake Sockeye Season
Sockeye season could open as early as July and fishing enthusiasts will be flocking to Baker Lake.
Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack Recreation Area Map