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Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest

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Ranked #709 of 1,332 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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Austin, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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