At 1.8 miles, a spur trail takes off to the left to Anderson Point. A short 0.25 mile hike, the spur trail leads to the edge of Baker Lake and several camping sites. Continuing on the main trail for 2 more miles, another spur trail takes off on the left, which leads 0.3 mile to Maple Grove Camp. The campground is used by boaters and hikers and offers 6 tent sites. No potable water is available.
Baker Lake Trail continues another 6 miles, passing possible campsites at Silver Creek, until it reaches the junction with Noisy Creek Trail #610.3. Turn left to access campsites at the mouth of Noisy Creek, or right to hike the Noisy Creek Trail. Continuing straight on Baker Lake Trail, in approximately 3 more miles, the trail crosses Hidden Creek on a footbridge and drops down to follow the Baker River to the trail's end at its intersection with Baker River Trail #606. Horse camps are available near the Baker River Trailhead, approximately 0.5 mile south of the Baker Lake Trail terminus.
Directions: From Sedro-Woolley, Follow State Route 20 east for 17 miles to milepost 82. Turn left on Baker Lake Highway (Forest Road #11). Continue for 14 miles to the Baker Dam Road and turn right. Drive past the Puget Sound Energy Kulshan Campground and across the Upper Baker Dam. After crossing the dam, turn left on Road #1107. Follow this road for 1 mile and look for the trailhead and parking area on the left side of the road.
Elevation: 1,000 feet
Ending Elevation: 800 feet
Elevation Gain: 200 feet
Distance: 14.3 miles
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