Mount Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest attractions

Mount Shuksan in the  North Cascades National Park near Mount Baker and the Mount Baker Ski Area.
Mount Baker snow capped mountain, Washington State

Mount Baker snow capped mountain, Washington State

Mount Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest Attractions
The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington is an area of outstanding scenic beauty that extends 140 miles along the western slopes of the Cascade mountain Range that stretches in the north from the Canada–US border to the northern boundary of  the Mount Rainier National Park, it also includes two very prominent volcanoes, Mount Baker and Glacier Peak which tower over the adjacent mountain ridges.

Mount Baker is the most significant landmark of the region as it is visible from the waters and islands of Puget Sound and is visible from most of the South Eastern part of the region. Mount Baker and region is a hikers paradise and includes attractions such as Nooksack Falls, the well named Artist Point, Eleven remaining Glaciers and the Mount Baker Ski area.

If you wish to visit or stay and explore the area then you will find plenty of private, self-catering, fully equipped cabins, cottages, condos, chalets and Mount Baker Lodgings and vacation rental accommodation at the gateway to Mount Baker in places like Glacier Springs, Mt Baker Highway, Mt Baker Rim, Silver Lake, Snowater or Snowline where you can enjoy all the local amenities or just put your feet up after a long day hiking, mountain biking, mountain climbing, backpacking, fishing, canoeing, hunting, exploring, nature trailing, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding or enjoying some of the other attractions of staying in the state of Washington near Mount Baker.

Snoqualmie Falls Waterfall, Washington

Snoqualmie Falls Waterfall on the Snoqualmie river, Washington

Snoqualmie Falls
The Snoqualmie Falls
is a 268 ft waterfall with a power station on the Snoqualmie River. It is one of Washington’s most scenic attractions and is famous for its appearance in the cult television series Twin Peaks.
The mists rising from the base of the the Snoqualmie waterfall are said to connect Heaven and Earth and where prayers are carried up to the Creator by the great mists that rise from the base of the waterfall.

North Cascades National Park and Highway
The North Cascades are one of the most unspoiled tracts of country in the USA and is a hikers paradise. However, if you drive through the park in the warmer months you will be rewarded with fantastic views. Anyone wanting to experience highlights at close quarters should be prepared to put on their walking boots.  Mount Shuksan is one of the most picturesque mountain scenes in the  North Cascades National Park, near Mount Baker and the Mount Baker Ski Area.

Mount Shuksan Washington

Mount Shuksan Washington


Washington
state is situated in the Pacific Northwest of the USA with terrain spanning the snow-capped Cascade Mountains to forested islands in Puget Sound. Its largest city, Seattle, is known for its thriving tech industry, vibrant music scene and famed coffee houses and landmarks that include the futuristic Space Needle, old Pike Place Market and Seattle Aquarium. Glass art by world renowned glass artist is displayed at Chihuly Garden & Glass.

From the Cascade Mountains to the coast Washington has a mainly marine west coast climate, with mild temperatures and wet winters, autumns and springs, and relatively dry summers. The snowcapped Cascade Range includes several volcanoes which are significantly higher than the rest of the mountains. From north to south, these include Mount Baker, Glacier Peak, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens which erupted with devastating effect not so long ago and Mount Adams. All are active volcanoes. Mount Rainier, the tallest mountain in the state  is 50 miles south of the city of Seattle, from which it is prominently visible.

If you are looking for Vacation Rental Accommodation in Washington State a Mount Baker vacation rental cabin makes the ideal base to explore Washington and all the attractions that the region has to offer.