Baker Lake

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Date(s): 05/14/2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Total: 10 / Remaining: 6

Baker River Trailhead


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Project Profile

  • Region: North Cascades
  • Experience: No Experience Needed
  • Ages: adults; 16–17 with guardian consent; 10–15 accompanied by a guardian
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Hike Length: 1–5 miles
  • Trip Type: Volunteer Trail Work Party
  • Trip Type: Day Trip
  • Project Type: Trail Maintenance

Project Description

This winter was hard on the much-loved Baker River and Baker Lake Trails. At our next volunteer event of the season we’ll work on the short section of Baker River Trail before crossing the bridge and continue our mission to log out the Baker River Trail from the north end using crosscut and hand saws to clear fallen trees as well as loppers and other hand tools to brush back vegetation.

Participants will meet at the end of Baker Lake Road, where flooding washed out some of the road last winter. We’ll then walk the last little bit of road (less than half a mile) to the Baker River Trailhead and begin working. They must have a daypack, lunch, water, long pants, long sleeves and boots.

We will meet at the washout on Baker Lake Road at 9:00am, have a quick safety chat and then get to work clearing the trail of logs both large and small. Take lunch on the banks of beautiful Baker Lake and then work until about 3:00pm.

This event is great for both seasoned trail stewards and folks with minimal experience!

Project Details
  • PNTA Last Worked Here: 2021
  • Project Leader: Sean Miller
  • Trip Timeup to 6 hrs + drive time
  • Hike Distance: up to 5 miles round trip
  • Spots Available: 10
  • Cost: Free
Other Location Info
  • Land Manager: Mt. Baker-Snoqulamie National Forest — Mt. Baker Ranger District
  • Rendezvous Point: Baker Lake Trailhead
  • Staging Area: N/A
  • Camping: Camping is not included with this event but may be available at Baker Lake
  • Directions: See Location for directions


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Volunteer Resources

Please note, all work party projects are subject to change. Unfortunately, sometimes the weather and other unforeseen circumstances may cause us to cancel or reschedule an event. If we make any changes to an event after you have registered, we will contact you as soon as possible with new information.


  1. Register:  Search for an event on your favorite trail and register for the amount of time you would like to help out.
  2. Get Confirmation:  If you’re a new volunteer at PNTA, we’ll email a Volunteer Enrollment Form so that you can complete your registration.
  3. Join us on the Trail:  After we confirm your registration, a PNTA representative will contact you with more information about the event.