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Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest

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Ranked #564 of 1,349 Attractions in Washington
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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95 reviews 95 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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 beautiful. The 2nd stop was Heather Meadows Picture Lake and it was beautiful and yes... More

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Austin, Texas
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We enjoyed hiking along the Nooksack River and visiting Nooksack Falls. Although the forest is only a short drive from urban area, it seemed remote; we saw very few other hikers and there was not much traffic on the highway. The alpine hiking area in the Heather Meadows area at the end of HWY 542 is easily accessible and defies... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

If you're looking to escape Seattle for a day excursion, here's your place (although according to the USDA's website, it's the most visited national forest in the country!). It appears to be much less traveled by the city folks and only less than 1.5 hours northeast of Seattle. There are two routes tot he National Forest. The more popular entrance... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We hiked Surprise Creek and the Necklace Pass. I liked the Surprise Creek trail, and it was well-maintained without being crowded. You can do a decent camping/hiking weekend here and not feel over-crowded.

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