Field Trip 4 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course

Field trip: Introduction to the Natural World Course

Field Trip 4 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Artist & Huntoon Points

Mount Baker National Park has many trails that lead to premier wildflower gardens. Expect to spend a full day at this trip, exploring the Artist Ridge Trail to Huntoon Point, possibly a section of the Wild Goose Trail, and the surroundings of the Austin Pass Picnic area

  • Moderate, M1 Intremediate Ski
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

We will meet at 9:00 at the Bagley Lakes Trailhead (restrooms available) to carpool to Artist Point, which has very limited parking. This is in walking distance from the Mountaineers Lodge, for those staying there.

National Parks/Golden Age Pass required for parking 

 Mount Baker National Park has many trails that lead to premier alpine habitat with unique wildflower gardens and wildlife. Destinations are quite dependent upon snow level. We’ll give more details in July  and at the 4th Class. Itinerary may change.

 Special emphasis on this trip will be lichens, ferns and pollinators in addition to alpine ecology.

Route/Place

Artist Point



  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    USGS Shuksan Arm
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

guide book or smartphone apps and/or charts

day hiking gear

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