Baker River & East Baker Lake


Day Hike - Baker River & East Baker Lake

Explore old growth, a suspension bridge and easy walking on this low-elevation hike.

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 650 ft

Mount Vernon Transit Center, 8AM

During this break in summer weather, join me on a low elevation hike along Baker River, crossing a suspension bridge to the east side of Baker Lake. Option to explore a side trail to see one of the largest Douglas Firs in the state. Actual distance: ~10 miles


Baker River & East Baker Lake

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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