Mount Baker National Recreation Area

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Mount Baker National Recreation Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Mount Baker National Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Mount Baker National Recreation Area
Location Whatcom County, Washington, USA
Nearest city Concrete, Washington
Coordinates 48°47′03″N 121°45′53″W / 48.78417°N 121.76472°W / 48.78417; -121.76472Coordinates: 48°47′03″N 121°45′53″W / 48.78417°N 121.76472°W / 48.78417; -121.76472
Area 8,473 acres (34.29 km2)
Established July 3, 1984
Governing body United States Forest Service

Mount Baker National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area located in northern Washington about 15 miles south of the Canadian border within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

The recreation area was established in 1984 by an act of the U.S. Congress primarily to accommodate the use of snowmobiles during the winter months on the southern slopes of Mount Baker. There are also many hiking trails in the recreation area. Mount Baker NRA is adjacent to the Mount Baker Wilderness area where snowmobiling is not permitted.

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