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The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is one of the most visited forests in the country. 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. Find out more about the Mt.Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.


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Recent News


Online Purchase and Customer Service Options Available Virtually

The health and safety of visitors as well as Forest Service employees and volunteers is paramount during the COVID-19 pandemic. To support local public health and safety measures, virtual services are being offered en lieu of standard face-to-face operations.

Select Developed Campgrounds Opening

The Forest Service is reopening recreation sites in a phased approach, allowing the agency to remain responsive to local conditions. The agency is committed to maximizing public access to the national forests while ensuring physical, emotional and psychological safety and well-being of its employees. Some of developed campgrounds on the forest are now open. Group campsites and several other not meeting phased opening criteria remain closed.  Please visit recreation.gov for reservations.

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Providing A Safe, Welcoming, And Inclusive Experience for All Visitors

Diverse Users

The Forest Service recognizes and shares in the grief and hurt over the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Event: Artifacts Unearthed

USFS Archaeologist, Paul Alford, demonstrating techniques for distinguishing between wood and bone.

Japanese railroad laborers’ artifacts were found during a cultural heritage event co-led by Wing Luke Museum and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.


Invasive plant treatments are starting soon

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Find out how and where we plan to help stop the spread of noxious weeds by using this new int...

Be Bear Aware this Summer!

Bear Looking Out

It’s not uncommon for us to see the occasional problem bear within the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Help us ensure your safety and the bear's safety by following these tips!