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Mount-Baker , also known as Koma Kulshan or simply Kulshan, is an active, glaciated volcano, located in the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the North Cascades of Washington. It is the second-most active volcano in the range after Mount Saint Helens. Mount Baker is the youngest volcano in the Mount Baker volcanic field. The volume of snow and ice on Mount Baker is greater than that of all the other Cascades volcanoes (except Rainier) combined. It is also one of the snowiest places in the world; in 1999, Mount Baker Ski Area set the world record for recorded snowfall in a single season%u20141,140 inches. At 10,778 feet, Mount Baker is the third-highest mountain in Washington State and the sixth-highest in the Cascade Range, if Little Tahoma Peak, a subpeak of Mount Rainier, is not counted. Mount Baker is also now among the most-studied of the Cascades volcanoes. The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is one of the most visited forests in the country and contains not only the glacier-covered peaks, but spectacular mountain meadows and old-growth forests. Mount Baker is home to a popular wintertime ski area, which is closed in the summer season. However, the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest offers walking and hiking trails, camping, mountain biking and lots more.

Surrounding areas: Seattle, Washington (2.8 mi), Newport, Washington (5.1 mi), Bellevue, Washington (6.4 mi), Renton, Washington (7.4 mi), Southworth, Washington (10.9 mi), Issaquah, Washington (12.4 mi), Bainbridge Island, Washington (12.8 mi)

Mount Baker Vacation Rentals

Mount Baker Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Courtyard By Marriott Seattle South400 Andover Park WTukwila, WA2.0 mi.(206) 575-2500
Alexis Hotel & Restaurant1007 First AveSeattle, WA2.4 mi.(206) 624-4844
Hotel 10001000 First AveSeattle, WA2.4 mi.(206) 957-1000
Silver Cloud Hotel - Seattle Stadium1046 - 1st Avenue SSeattle, WA2.4 mi.(206) 204-9800
Georgetown Inn6100 Corson Ave SSeattle, WA2.6 mi.(206) 762-2233
Morrison509 3RD AveSeattle, WA2.6 mi.(206) 340-8206
Best Western Pioneer SQ77 Yesler WaySeattle, WA2.7 mi.(206) 340-1234
Silver Cloud Hotel Broadway1100 BroadwaySeattle, WA2.7 mi.(206) 325-1400
2300 Elliot Avenue2300 Elliot AveSeattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 329-8000
Embassy Suites Hotel Sea Tac Int'l Airport15920 W Vly HwySeattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 227-8844
Inn At The Market86 Pne StSeattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 443-3600
Madison A Renaissance Hotel515 Madison StSeattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 583-0300
Pacific Plaza Hotel400 SPG StSeattle, WA2.8 mi.(800) 426-0065
Ramada LTDTukwila Intl Blvd & S 139THSeattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 244-8800
The Edgewater2411 Alaskan Way Pier 67Seattle, WA2.8 mi.(206) 728-7000
Elliot Bay East2415 Western AveSeattle, WA2.9 mi.(206) 329-8000
Hotel Vintage Park1100 5TH AveSeattle, WA2.9 mi.(800) 624-4433
Crowne Plaza Seattle1113 6TH AveSeattle, WA3.0 mi.(206) 464-1980
Four Seasons Olympic Hotel411 University StSeattle, WA3.0 mi.(206) 621-1700
Inn At Harbor Steps1221 First AveSeattle, WA3.0 mi.(888) 728-8910
Seattle Hilton1301 6TH AveSeattle, WA3.0 mi.(206) 624-0500
Sheraton Seattle Hotel And Towers1400 6TH AveSeattle, WA3.0 mi.(206) 621-9000
Pike Street Suites1011 Pike StSeattle, WA3.1 mi.(206) 682-8282
Red Lion Hotel On Fifth Avenue - Seattle1415 5TH AveSeattle, WA3.1 mi.(206) 971-8000
The Roosevelt Hotel1531 7TH AveSeattle, WA3.1 mi.(206) 621-1200
Grand Hyatt Seattle721 Pine StSeattle, WA3.2 mi.(206) 774-1234
The Paramount Hotel A Coast Hotel724 Pine StSeattle, WA3.2 mi.(206) 292-9500
Mayflower Park Hotel405 Olive WaySeattle, WA3.3 mi.(800) 426-5100
Springhill Suites By Marriott Seattle Downtown1800 Yale AveSeattle, WA3.3 mi.(206) 254-0500
The Westin Hotel Seattle1900 5TH AveSeattle, WA3.3 mi.(206) 728-1000
Vance Hotel620 Stewart StSeattle, WA3.3 mi.(206) 956-8500
Hotel ?ndra2000 4th AveSeattle, WA3.4 mi.(206) 448-8600
Marriott Execu Stay At Metropolitan Towe1942 Westlake AveSeattle, WA3.4 mi.(800) 428-3867
Seattle Marriott Waterfront2100 Alaskan WaySeattle, WA3.5 mi.(206) 443-5000
Warwick Hotel401 Lenora StSeattle, WA3.5 mi.(800) 426-9280
La Quinta Inn & Suites2224 8th AveSeattle, WA3.6 mi.(206) 624-6820
Ramada Inn Downtown Seattle2200 Fifth AveSeattle, WA3.6 mi.(206) 441-9785
Seattle Downtown Travelodge2213 8TH AveSeattle, WA3.6 mi.(206) 624-6300
Executive Residence2400 Elliott AveSeattle, WA3.7 mi.(206) 329-8000
Oakwood @ Fountain Court2400 4TH AveSeattle, WA3.7 mi.(425) 861-1175
Bed & Breakfast
Chelsea Station Bed & Breakfast Inn4915 Linden Ave NSeattle, WA6.5 mi.(206) 547-6077
Shumway Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn11410 99TH PL NeKirkland, WA9.3 mi.(425) 823-2303
Waterfall Gardens B&B7269 Ne Bergman RdBainbridge Isle, WA14.0 mi.(206) 842-1434
Edge Water Beach Bed & Breakfast26818 Edgewater BlvdPoulsbo, WA23.7 mi.(800) 641-0955

Mount Baker Weather & Climate

Northwest Washington, near Olympic National Park, , is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by the Hood Canal and on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Olympic Peninsula is anchored by the Olympic Mountains. The region is divided into three basic regions: the Pacific coastline, the Olympic Mountains and the temperate rainforest. No other place in the United States can match its diversity in terrain and weather in such a compact geographic area. Therefore, weather in this region is very difficult to define. The coastal areas have mild weather year round with low coastal fog. Mount Olympus receives a large amount of snow. The rainforest receives annual precipitation of about 150 inches, making this the wettest area in the continental U.S. (the island of Kauai in the state of Hawaii gets more rain.)

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 46°F 36°F 5.24 in. -
February 50°F 37°F 4.09 in. -
March 54°F 39°F 3.92 in. -
April 59°F 42°F 2.75 in. -
May 64°F 48°F 2.03 in. -
June 69°F 52°F 1.55 in. -
July 74°F 56°F 0.93 in. -
August 74°F 57°F 1.16 in. -
September 69°F 52°F 1.61 in. -
October 60°F 46°F 3.24 in. -
November 51°F 40°F 5.67 in. -
December 46°F 36°F 6.06 in. -

Mount Baker Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Boeing Field King County International airport (BFI) located about 3 miles south of Mount Baker in Seattle, Washington, the Renton Municipal airport (RNT) located approximately 6 miles south of Mount Baker in Renton, Washington, and finally the Seattle Tacoma International airport (SEA) located roughly 9 miles south of Mount Baker in Seattle, Washington.

Mount Baker Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Fun Forest Amusement ParkSeattleWA2.8 mi.
Wild Waves and Enchanted VillageFederal WayWA17.7 mi.
Remlinger FarmsCarnationWA18.1 mi.
Puyallup FairPuyallupWA27.2 mi.
Water Parks
Wild Waves Water ParkFederal WayWA17.7 mi.
Golf Courses
Greenlake Golf CourseSeattleWA2.4 mi.
Interbay Family Golf CenterSeattleWA2.4 mi.
Jefferson Park Golf ClubSeattleWA2.4 mi.
West Seattle Golf CourseSeattleWA2.4 mi.
Bellevue Municipal Golf CourseBellevueWA5.1 mi.
Crossroads Par 3 Golf CourseBellevueWA5.1 mi.
Golf Club at NewcastleNewcastleWA7.3 mi.
Foster Golf LinksTukwilaWA7.7 mi.
Maplewood Golf CourseRentonWA7.7 mi.
Village Greens Golf CoursePort OrchardWA8.2 mi.
Tyee Valley Golf ClubSeatacWA9.0 mi.
Trilogy Golf Club at Redmond RidgeRedmondWA10.1 mi.
Willows Run Golf ClubRedmondWA10.1 mi.
Jackson Park Golf CourseSeattleWA10.5 mi.
Meadowmeer Golf & Country ClubBainbridge IslandWA12.6 mi.
Wayne Public Golf CourseBothellWA13.2 mi.
Ballinger Lakes Golf CourseMountlake TerraceWA13.9 mi.
Nile Shrine Golf CourseMountlake TerraceWA13.9 mi.
Druids GlenKentWA14.0 mi.
Riverbend Golf ComplexKentWA14.0 mi.
Rolling Hills Golf CourseBremertonWA15.5 mi.
Wellington Hills Golf CourseWoodinvilleWA15.6 mi.
Gold Mountain Golf CourseBremertonWA16.0 mi.
Grows Vineyard Greens Closed For RenovationPort OrchardWA16.1 mi.
Horseshoe Lake Golf CoursePort OrchardWA16.1 mi.
Ladley Links Golf CoursePort OrchardWA16.1 mi.
McCormick Woods Golf CoursePort OrchardWA16.1 mi.
Lynnwood Municipal Golf CourseLynnwoodWA16.7 mi.
Auburn Golf CourseAuburnWA17.2 mi.
Carnation Golf CourseCarnationWA17.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Mission RidgeWenatcheeWA93.0 mi.
State Parks
Bridle Trails State ParkWA7.4 mi. 
Saint Edwards State ParkWA10.6 mi. 
Fort Ward State ParkWA10.8 mi. 
Lake Sammamish State ParkWA11.2 mi. 
Manchester State ParkWA12.2 mi. 
Fay-Bainbridge State ParkWA12.9 mi. 
Illahee State ParkWA14.1 mi. 
Saltwater State ParkWA14.5 mi. 
Old Man House State ParkWA15.6 mi. 
Dash Point State ParkWA19.3 mi. 
Kitsap Memorial State ParkWA23.2 mi. 
Flaming Geyser State ParkWA24.7 mi. 
Mukilteo State ParkWA25.0 mi. 
Black Diamond Bridge Site State ParkWA25.2 mi. 
Green River Gorge State ParkWA25.2 mi. 
Black Diamond Bridge State ParkWA25.5 mi. 
Cutts Island State ParkWA25.6 mi. 
Kopachuck State ParkWA25.7 mi. 
Kanaskat-Palmer State ParkWA26.0 mi. 
Scenic Beach State ParkWA26.2 mi. 
Nordic Heritage MuseumSeattleWA2.8 mi.(History)
Washington State Museum of History and IndustrySeattleWA2.8 mi.(History)
Burke Museum of Natural History and CultureSeattleWA2.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
University of Washington Fish CollectionSeattleWA2.8 mi.(Science)
Museum of FlightSeattleWA2.8 mi.(Technology)
International Shoah Art MuseumSeattleWA2.8 mi.(Art)
Children's MuseumSeattleWA2.8 mi.(Children's)
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll ArtBellevueWA4.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Snohomish County Museum and Historical AssociationEverettWA28.0 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
The Seattle AquariumSeattleWA2.8 mi.
Woodland Park Zoological GardensSeattleWA2.8 mi.
Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumTacomaWA23.6 mi.
Northwest Trek Wildlife ParkEatonvilleWA49.1 mi.

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