Glacier, WA Trails and Parks

Glacier has 105 trails in the vicinity, including 67 hiking trails and 16 for snowshoeing. These trails range from 0.5 to 45 miles in length. The most popular trails are Northern North Cascades Loop (Backpacking), Twin Lakes Road and Artist Ridge Trail. Trails.com member Krystal C. recently completed Table Mountain Trail.
  • Artist PointView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    •  4 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Artist Point may have earned its name because of the oft-captured image of the broad meadows filled with summer wildflowers, backed by the towering ...

  • Chain Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This group of four alpine lakes has enough scenic campsites with views to accommodate many families. If you wish, you can move camp from lake ...

  • Winchester Mountain OverlookView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3.8 miles

    A short day hike from Twin Lakes to the top of Winchester Mountain.

  • Damfino LakesView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    A pair of sparkling alpine tarns, surrounded by bright granite and rich huckleberries, await you on this route. But for those with the energy ...

  • Middle Fork Nooksack RiverView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail follows the Middle Fork Nooksack River upstream in the very shadow of majestic Mount Baker. When you tire of the view of that big ...

  • Welcome Pass and the High DivideView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 miles

    A day hike to Welcome Pass, 5 miles round trip, or a longer day hike when combined with the Excelsior Pass Trail (car shuttle required(, 11.3 ...

  • Skyline DivideView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4-plus hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This route represents some of the best combinations of trail features you’ll find in the Pacific Northwest. You get to explore high alpine country, ...

  • Winchester Mountain Lookout-High Pass TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Winchester Mountain Lookout, a 14-foot by 14-foot wood cabin built atop a 6,500-foot peak in 1935, is the most easily reached fire lookout ...

  • Hannegan Pass TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    One of the first trails on the north side to melt out, the Hannegan Pass Trail is also largely in the open. It passes only briefly through stretches ...

  • Mount Baker: Coleman Glacier / Easton GlacierView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  8 to 10 hours trailhead to summit; best done as 2 or 3 day climb
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Baker, the “northern sentinel” of the Cascade Range, is the fourth highest summit in Washington State. It is also one of the iciest of ...

  • Mount BakerView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Climbing  
    •  Times vary by chosen route
    •  Guide

    Mount Baker, the "northern sentinel" of the Cascade Range, is one of the iciest of the Cascade volcanoes, with 44 square miles of ice spread ...

  • Bagley Lakes TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Here are two lakes to throw rocks into, ice-cold water to put toes into, and a year-round snow slope to play on. In early summer Bagley Lakes ...

  • Excelsior Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    My children call this the “Sound of Music Mountain” because its alpine meadows and spectacular views of Mount Baker, Mount Shuksan, and peaks ...

  • Damfino Lakes-Excelsior Mountain-High Divide TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Because it’s located on the north side of the ridge, this popular Canyon Creek Road–Damfino Lakes access route to the high country usually melts ...

  • Yellow Aster Butte-Tomyhoi Lake TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trailhead accesses two trails that probably couldn’t be more different. Like it sounds, Yellow Aster Butte is a high rocky outcrop affording ...

  • Lake Ann TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    If it’s an up-close-and-personal audience with Mount Shuksan that you want, the Lake Ann Trail is the one for you. After 4 miles or so of ups ...

  • Salmon Ridge Sno-ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Cross-Country Skiing  
    •  5 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    In the North Cascades, hillsides sweep up from the river bottoms to the glaciated summits in a near-vertical fashion, leaving very little terrain ...

  • Chowder RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding  
    •  8-12 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Chowder Ridge offers a wild, scenic approach and excellent early and late-season skiing over moderate terrain. In good weather, spectacular views ...

  • Melting Snow, Roaring Water: Waterfalls of the North CascadesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Nature Trips  
    •  An afternoon or a day
    •  Guide

    Dripping, gurgling, rushing, tumbling water—there is nothing more dramatic to remind you of the renewal and abundance of Mother Nature. Pick ...

  • Skyline DivideView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Miles of ?ower-saturated meadows along a rolling, lofty ridge radiating from the big volcano itself, Skyline Divide is one of Mount Baker’s best ...

  • Church MountainView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  8.4 miles

    A day hike to a former lookout site on a high spur of Church Mountain, 8.4 miles round trip.

  • Excelsior PassView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  8.4 miles

    A day hike or short backpack to Excelsior Pass, 8.4 miles round trip.

  • Table Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    An exciting, steep, and very short exposed trail leads to a broad summit plateau between Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan. We carried one of our ...

  • Artist Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    A short, gentle paved loop leads to kid-size, heather-framed tarns (small lakes sculpted in bedrock by a passing glacier) and summer snowbanks, ...

  • Yellow Aster ButteView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Glacier, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  7 miles

    A day hike to the divide below Yellow Aster Butte, 7 miles round trip.