Mt Baker is located in the Mt Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest. This incredible forest is considered to be one of the most beautiful areas in North America with stunning lake views and towering mountains. Mt Baker receives over 500 plus inches of snow annually, making it a favorite among winter sports enthusiasts.


Although there is no on site lodging available at Mt Baker, there are some options in the area.  Whether your family is looking for a cozy cabin or if you are a fan of cottages or inns, there is a place for you to rest at the end of your hectic day on the slopes.

There is overnight parking available for those who have RV or campers. There are limited resources and the vehicles must be self-contained, so be sure to verify guidelines and availability if travelling in a motor home is part of your vacation plans. A NW Forest Pass is required for parking in most picnic, trail head and parking areas in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. You can purchase these passes online.

Programs Available at Mt Baker

Children can benefit from a special program for middle and high school aged students called Winter Ride. Children can enjoy a bus ride up to the mountain and then can participate in lessons for beginners or more advanced students. The children won’t need to bring their own equipment, they can simply rent what they need when they arrive at the resort.

What to Do at Mt Baker

In addition to skiing, snowboarding and the snow scenery that is located at Mt Baker, there are also other things to explore and do while you are there. For those who enjoy hiking, there are 3 great hiking trails nearby varying in length. If you want to take a break from the great outdoors, consider visiting the North Cascades Institute which offers an assortment of classes ranging from tracking to basket weaving. There is always something to do at Mt. Baker.

What to Bring to Mt Baker

When visiting Mt Baker, you should plan to bring warm, quick dry clothing made for a day outdoors in the wet snow. Your wardrobe should include warm articles of wool or synthetic blend items, which wick away moisture. Athletic socks and clothing made of cotton are not recommended as they hold in the moisture.

As you can tell, your trip to Mt Baker will be packed full of several great options to keep you entertained during the entire trip. Make a call to us today, and we can help you to set an itinerary to make your whole group happy.