Skyline Divide

A moderate, 9 mile round trip day hike with 2,500 feet of elevation gain. The trail goes up through forests and alpine meadows to a scenic ridge line.


From I-5, Take Exit 255 for SR-542, the Mount Baker Highway. Drive East on SR-542, 0.8 miles past the Glacier Public Service center  is an intersection for FR-39, and just after the intersection follow the signs to the Skyline Divide Trail and turn left onto FR-37. Follow FR-37 for 12 miles to the trailhead at the end of the road (4,350 ft).

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • 6,563 ft
  • USGS Mt Baker
  • Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
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