About the Forest

[Photo]: Pilot Ridge on a partly cloudy day in a meadow with a snow field and Sloan Peak in the distance.


elcome to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, one of the most visited forests in the country, located on the western slopes of the Cascade mountain range extending over 140 miles between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Here you will find glacier-covered peaks, spectacular mountain meadows and old-growth forests.

Explore and Play

As you explore the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest you will rediscover nature on a personal level. Your forest has a little of everything to accommodate the most experienced outdoor enthusiast to the beginning hiker. Find year-round recreational possibilities as well as educational opportunities. Tour the forest, visit one our lakes or rivers, go fishing, river rafting, bird watching, or for a change of pace, try snowshoeing or skiing. Whatever your outdoor interest may be, the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest will amaze and inspire you. Come visit and learn what nature is all about and experience first-hand the stunning vistas, native plants and alpine ecosystems.