The Salmon-Challis National Forest is located in the center of Idaho.
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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.



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." 


Recent News



A new Forest Service produced movie on youth & wilderness, Untrammeled, produced as part of the celebrations for the 50Th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act! 

Idaho Facts

Salmon-Challis National Forest - Idaho Facts