Artist Point Trailhead


Area Status: Closed

Provides access to: Artist Ridge Trail 669, Chain Lakes Trail 682, Ptarmigan Ridge Trail 682.1, and Table Mountain Trail 681.

These trails access Mt. Baker Wilderness.

The road to Artist Point is not plowed and is closed to vehicles during the winter months. There is no set closure or opening date, but it is typically open by the beginning of July and closes with the first significant snowfall which can happen anytime between the end of September - beginning of November.

For information about accessible recreation opportunities in Pacific Northwest National Forests, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/r6/accessiblerecreation

At a Glance

Fees: $5/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Camping is prohibited at Artist Point from May 15-November 15. This includes tents, RVs, vans, and sleeping in cars
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer / Fall
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Mt. Baker Wilderness.  Camping is prohibited at Artist Point from May 15-November 15. This includes tents, RVs, vans, and sleeping in cars
Closest Towns: Glacier, Washington
Water: No potable water
Restroom: No toilet at this time
Passes: Recreation passes may be used as a form of fee payment. 
Information Center: Check current conditions or call Mt. Baker Ranger District office or Glacier Public Service Center.  

General Information

Directions:

From Glacier, WA travel east to the end of Mt. Baker Highway SR 542. It is approximately 24 miles from the Glacier Public Service Center to the Artist Point parking lot.


Accessibility:

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.846283

  Longitude : 
-121.692424