Baker Lake

Travel Guide to Baker Lake, in Washington

Baker Lake is a pristine sub-alpine lake located on the boundary of north-central Skagit and Whatcom counties, in northern Washington state, USA.

Tucked up into the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, the road to the lake is called Baker Lake Road (FS Road 11). Running along the western shore of the lake, the road is 26 miles long.

It’s mostly paved: 20 miles of the road are paved and the last 6 miles are gravel. It’s usually impassable during colder months.


NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.