Welcome to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Located on the west side of the Cascades between the Canadian border and Mt. Rainier National Park, you will find glacier-covered peaks, spectacular mountain meadows and old-growth forests rich in history and outdoor opportunities.


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Wilderness: Know Before You Go

Wilderness is the wildest of the wild. It has no roads, no development. A great trip involves planning and preparation to be safe and enjoyable. 

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Bear & Cougar Safety Tips for Running & Mountain Biking

Graphic of runner with photo of cougar drinking water and black bear in the forest

Mountain biking in bear and cougar country carries additional risk that you need to be aware of. Travelling at high speed increases the risk of a surprise encounter with wildlife.

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