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Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest

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Nice Hiking in Mount Baker NRA

The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest run along the west slope of the Cascades, stretching from... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Surprise Waterfall

We originally intending on hiking Franklin Falls but due to road work and bad signage it was hard... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Englewood, Florida
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A scenic 1,700,000-acre forest reserve that covers the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains from the Canadian border to the northern boundary of Mount Rainier National Park.
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest run along the west slope of the Cascades, stretching from south of Tacoma to the Canadian border. This review concerns only the Mt. Baker NRA in the Baker Lake area. The NRA is reached from the North Cascades Highway, 16...More

Thank OHMike64
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We originally intending on hiking Franklin Falls but due to road work and bad signage it was hard to find. We instead stumbled upon an upper waterfall that had no trail access. We found a way to climb down to the beautiful clear waters.

Thank BogDogs
Reviewed 15 November 2015

One of the gretest day hikes in North America is the Boulder River trail. It's an 8.6 mile out and back hike through old growth rain forest. On one rainy day on this trail I saw at least a dozen separate waterfalls.

3  Thank C2H5OHFresno_CA
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We have driven through various areas of the Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest. Its very pretty, with forested lands, water ways, and of course Mount Baker. This time we drove through a section of the forest on our way to Leavenworth.

Thank mini
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely area with plenty of camping as well as hiking available along the way. Well signed and marked at each instance. The only thing I felt was missing was easy access to a trail that skirts Lake Baker. Maybe it's there but...More

2  Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

To get to the trail head of the Ira Spring Memorial Trail which takes you to Mason Lake one takes Exit 45 off I-90 following Mason Lake Road to the end where there is a parking area. The trail head is easy to find and...More

1  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We drove through this national forest on our way from Mt Rainier to Seattle. We had a nice drive with splendid views.

Thank PeterOdgaard
Reviewed 11 October 2014

We enjoyed this drive through this beautiful forest on our visit to MOUNT SHUKSAN. We really enjoyed the picturesque Nooksack River which has three Forks and we had visited the South fork valley and it is really most beautiful and scenic.

Reviewed 6 October 2014

We live in Vancouver BC and see Baker on those rare clear days but have never visited. WOW, it was great. Our plan was to spend the night but there was not any one night accommodation available! We spent the day driving to the top...More

Thank RTravelExperiences
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We took 4 short hikes within the park. 1st Stop was Nooksack Falls. It's not far from parking but not a flat or easy navigation due to tree roots and rocks. Hard to get a good lol since it is fenced off for safety. Still...More

5  Thank Pchee72
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