The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is located in the north center part of Washington state.
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Guided Snowshoe Walk to Heather Meadows Visitor Center

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.




Grab your gear and head to the hills! But check the latest snow report first!

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Christmas Tree Permits on Your Forest

Forester Lee Redmond shares tips on gathering your Christmas Tree. photo by Kelly Sprute, US Forest Service.


Forester Lee Redmond shares some tips on collecting your Christmas Tree on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.


Recent News


Upper South Fork Skykomish Rd Decommissioning Project

Culvert removal complete, looking upstream

Upper South Fork Skykomish Road Decommissioning Project will likely improve instream habitat for anadromous fish in the area.

Recreational Shooting

Target Shooting Sign

Much of the national forests is open to recreational target shooting.  It is an appropriate use of the forest, when done safely and with respect to the land and property.



Sustainable Roads

The forest must identify a road system within budget. What roads are important to you?

Forest Plan Revision

Picture Lake Path

The U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region began a public conversation on the process for revising forest land management plans within the Northwe...