Forest Service Closes Glacier Creek Road

Release Date: May 17, 2013

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Contact: Kelly Sprute  Phone: 425-783-6050

Glacier Creek Road (Forest Service road 39) closure sign. Photo Jim Mitchell, US Forest Service.

The Forest Service is closing the Glacier Creek Road (Forest Service road 39) near Glacier, Washington to vehicle traffic at mile one close to Thompson Creek due to a washout located at mile 2.7. Hikers and climbers will need to walk, hike or bike 8 miles to access the Heliotrope Ridge Trail 677 or the Coleman –Deming glacier climbing route on Mt. Baker. There is not estimates for repair or reopening at this time.

Check road and trail conditions online or call the Mt. Baker Ranger District for information call at 360-856-5700.