Baker Hot Spring

Mount Vernon, Washington 98274

Baker Hot Spring

Baker Hot Spring Professional Review and Guide

"An easily accessible soaking pool in a forest glen surrounded by cedars and Douglas fir. After being jostled on the bumpy forest road that leads to the parking area, you’ll savor the hushed quiet of the footpath that passes through a grove of old-growth cedar trees.

The ten-minute walk ends in a cathedral of Douglas fir, maple, and cedar that surrounds the 15-foot-diameter soaking pool. In heavy snow years the hiking may be difficult."

Baker Hot Spring Reviews

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1/3/2009
I would advise against this particular hot springs in the winter time, unless you want to snow shoe or x-country ski in. The road leading up to it isn't that bad, but it ends about 6 miles before the Forest Road turn off. We were not prepared for this!
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6/24/2006
hike is easy and followable. the road is attrocious, i drove a sedan and it bottomed out a couple times due to the depth of potholes. Otherwise it was worth it water temp is great not too hot. Saw two couples while there all were nude, guess this is a nude hot springs.
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8/9/2004
The above description of this hot spring is VERY accurate including the rough road, short trail, and great spring. Have fun.
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Trail Information

Mount Vernon
Nearby City
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Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Year-round, although access may be difficult in winter
Season
Hot Springs
Features
Mt. Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest, 2930 Wetmore Ave., Ste. 3A, Everett, WA 98201; (425) 783-6000 or (800) 627- 0062; www.fs.usda.gov/mbs/
Local Contacts
USGS Mount Shuksan; USFS Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
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