Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack


Area Status: Open
Baker Lake

Drive east on State Route 20 to the Baker River Highway and beautiful Baker Lake. The area around this nine-mile reservoir features camping, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking and pack and saddle trips.

Developed campgrounds are located on the western side of the lake.

The Baker Lake Trail is an easy family hike. It extends along the eastern shoreline, crossing Baker River at the north end of the lake.

Mt. Baker National Recreation Area (NRA)
This impressive mountain landscape on the southeast flanks of Mt. Baker’s slopes offers year-round recreational fun. During summer months, hikers and stock parties share trails leading off from the end of Forest Service road 13 or through the Middle Fork and South Fork Nooksack River drainages. Winter recreation includes cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

Explore the Skagit Wild and Scenic River System
Segments of the Skagit, Sauk, Suiattle and Cascade rivers make up the federally designated Skagit Wild & Scenic River system.

Baker Lake Sockeye Season

Sockeye season could open as early as July and fishing enthusiasts will be flocking to Baker Lake. 

Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack Recreation Area Map

Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Viewing Plants

Areas for Viewing Plants at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Areas for XC Skiing/Snowshoeing at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Snowmobiling

Areas for Snowmobiling at Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.644129799868324

  Longitude : 
-121.72961801290512