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675 mi 1,086 km of trail 8 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 47 Trails Intermediate Trails 79 Trails Hard Trails 70 Trails

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If in the area, be sure to checkout Birdsview Brewing on Highway-20, just west of the Baker Lake Road near Concrete. They have a quality selection of beer brewed on site and medium priced food.
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Gems in Mt. Baker National Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Alpine lakes like this are just beauties.

Blue Lake

(5) Sedro-W…, WA
gem Favorite Looking over at the American Border Peak.

Winchester Mountain Lookout

(2) Peacefu…, WA

Featured Hikes in Mt. Baker National Forest - 7

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Favorite A layer of fog shrouding the views below Mount Pilchuck.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Pilchuck Trail

5.4 mi 8.6 km • Out and Back • 2,087 ft Ascent 636.07 m Ascent

(36) Granite…, WA
Favorite Itswoot Ridge, White Rock Lakes, and Dome Peak along the Ptarmigan Traverse
Extremely Difficult

Ptarmigan Traverse

34.7 mi 55.8 km • Point to Point • 11,003 ft Ascent 3353.7 m Ascent

(2) Diablo, WA
Favorite Mt. Baker's Cone and the Coleman Glacier pose for a photo taken from Heliotrope Divide.
Intermediate/Difficult

Heliotrope Divide

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 1,636 ft Ascent 498.56 m Ascent

(13) Peacefu…, WA
Favorite Blue Lake and Johnson Mountain
Difficult

White Pass to Pilot Ridge Loop

28.5 mi 45.9 km • Loop • 7,886 ft Ascent 2403.71 m Ascent

(2) Skykomish, WA
Favorite Waterfall
Intermediate

Boulder River Trail

8.3 mi 13.4 km • Out and Back • 773 ft Ascent 235.5 m Ascent

(13) Darrington, WA
Favorite Do you see these flowers?
Intermediate

Ptarmigan Ridge Out and Back

8.5 mi 13.8 km • Out and Back • 1,529 ft Ascent 465.93 m Ascent

(5) Peacefu…, WA
Favorite Wildflowers from the meadow
Intermediate/Difficult

Church Mountain Trail

8.6 mi 13.9 km • Out and Back • 3,639 ft Ascent 1109.21 m Ascent

(5) Peacefu…, WA

Trails in Mt. Baker National Forest - 188

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Lake TwentyTwo Trail
Intermediate
Granite Falls, WA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Granite Falls, WA 57 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #2Heather Lake Trail
Intermediate
Granite Falls, WA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Granite Falls, WA 24 
4.1 mi 6.5 km #3Hidden Lake Trail #745
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.5 km Darrington, WA 14 
14.4 mi 23.2 km #4Copper Ridge Trail
Difficult
Diablo, WA
Difficult
14.4 mi 23.2 km Diablo, WA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Winchester Mountain
Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #6Picture Lake Path
Easy
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Peaceful Valley, WA
4.4 mi 7.0 km #7Lake Ann Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.4 mi 7.0 km Peaceful Valley, WA
12.2 mi 19.7 km #8Lost Creek Ridge Trail #646
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
12.2 mi 19.7 km Darrington, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #9Artist Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Peaceful Valley, WA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Fire and Ice Trail
Easy
Peaceful Valley, WA
Easy
0.6 mi 0.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
4.1 mi 6.7 km #11Park Butte Trail #603
Intermediate/Difficult
Sudden Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.7 km Sudden Valley, WA
59.4 mi 95.6 km #12Pacific Crest Trail: Snoqualmie Region
Extremely Difficult
Darrington, WA
Extremely Difficult
59.4 mi 95.6 km Darrington, WA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #13Church Lake
Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Peaceful Valley, WA
6.7 mi 10.7 km #14Suiattle River Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.7 mi 10.7 km Darrington, WA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Dock Butte Trail
Difficult
Sudden Valley, WA
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Sudden Valley, WA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #16Boulder River
Intermediate
Darrington, WA
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km Darrington, WA
5.6 mi 9.0 km #17Perry Creek Trail
Difficult
Darrington, WA
Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Darrington, WA
5.1 mi 8.1 km #18Chain Lakes Trail #682
Intermediate/Difficult
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.1 mi 8.1 km Peaceful Valley, WA 12 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #19Dickerman Mountain Trail #710
Intermediate/Difficult
Darrington, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Darrington, WA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #20Horseshoe Bend Trail #687
Intermediate
Peaceful Valley, WA
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Peaceful Valley, WA

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