Located in Washington, the hiking in Mt Baker National Forest offers more than a half-dozen beautiful hikes and backpacking trails. The best Mt Baker National Forest hiking based on popularity are considered to be North Fork Nooksack Trail, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail, John Wayne Pioneer Trail, and Skookum Flats Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Mt Baker National Forest hiking trail below.
Northeast of Bellingham near the Mt Baker, there are several magnificent routes along the North Fork of the Nooksack through virgin forests. These hiking trails include Watcom Pass (#674), Nooksack Cirque (#680), Swift Creek Trail (#607) and Silesia Creek Trail (#672).
East of Seattle near Enumclaw, the Skookum Flats Trail is a popular 8.2 mile hiking route on the slopes of Mt Rainier. This difficult, rolling trail winds through dense rain forest. Many hikers follow this out and back for a 16.4 mile trip.