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Directions

Driving Directions To Mt. Baker Ski Area

General Driving Directions To Mt. Baker Ski Area

  • White Salmon Base Area is located at mile marker 52 on WA-542
  • Heather Meadows Base Area is located at mile marker 55 on WA-542

From Bellingham via I-5

  • From I-5 Take Exit 255 WA-542 E/Sunset Dr
  • Merge onto WA-542 E/Sunset Dr Towards Mt. Baker
  • Continue on WA-542 E for 52 miles

From Vancouver Area via BC-1

  • From Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E Take Exit 92 for US Border
  • After crossing border, follow WA-547 S
  • At traffic circle, take 2nd exit for WA-542 E
  • Continue on WA-542 E for 32 miles

From Seattle via I-5 & WA-9 N

  • From I-5 Take Exit 236 Bow Hill Rd
  • Turn right onto Bow Hill Rd, continue on to Prairie Rd
  • Turn left onto Upper Samish Rd
  • Turn left onto WA-9 N
  • Turn right onto WA-542 E/ Mt Baker Hwy
  • Continue on WA-542 E for approx. 40 miles

GPS Coordinates
White Salmon Base Area:
48°51'43.0"N 121°39'14.0"W (48.861944, -121.653889)
Heather Meadows Base Area:
48°51'42.0"N 121°40'44"W (
48.861667, -121.678889)

Estimated Driving Times

Bellingham
1 hr 15 min
Seattle
2 hr 30 min
Abbotsford B.C.
1 hr 10 min
Vancouver B.C.
2 hr

WINTER DRIVING TIPS

  • CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS
  • CARRY SNOW CHAINS
  • DRIVE SLOWLY & ALLOW MORE SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES

More Tips at www.wsdot.com/winter/