: Bellingham International Airport
: Anacortes Ferry (Seattle to BC)
: AMTRAK in Bellingham
: Interstate 5 at Sunset Drive
: Silver Lake Park has a sand beach
: Chair 9
: Mt Baker Ski Area
: Chair 9 or Milanos
Welcome to the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. Home to the Mt. Baker Ski Area and the worlds largest Snowboarding Competition, the Legendary Banked Slolum, Mt. Baker has endless activities and adventures year round. With an average annual snowfall of 647 inches, Mt. Baker is the place to be for the best skiing, snowboarding and back country hiking.
The Nooksack River, running from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay offers sightseeing of Large Eagle populations, Class V white water rafting, Fly Fishing, tubing, and more. Nearby Nooksack falls is a picturesque waterfall offering you a glimpse of the beauty nature creates with water.
Glacier and Maple Falls were boom towns in the late 1800's with Timber and Gold drawing pioneers from all over. This created a unique community hard working families trying to make a living at the base of a mountain. With its rich history, unmistakable beauty and endless exploration and activities, the Mt. Baker area is a place not to be missed.
Other Activities: kayaking, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, basketball court
Ski: The Mt Baker Ski area is open from mid November through April and offers all levels of skiing. With a record snowfall of 1140 inches ('98-99) this winter wonderland offers plenty to do for the adventurous traveler. Ski and Snowboard rentals are offered at the ski area and in Glacier at a variety of ski shops.
There's a sno park for snomobiles, and back country passes (through the rangers office) for snoshoeing and cross country skiing.