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Artist Point

Artist Point
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View of Mount Shuksan from the Artist Point parking lot.

June 19, 2018
Status: CLOSED

· Crews have started work to clear the seasonal stretch.
· They will work 10 hour days, five days a week.
· There is no ETA for reopening.
· The final 2.7 mile stretch of SR 542 is still closed for the season.


Artist Point is located at the very end of Mount Baker Highway, State Route 542 and boasts 360-degree views of Mount Shuksan and Mount Baker, as well as access to a variety of trails.

The road to Artist Point, 2.7 miles long (milepost 54.55 to 57.26) and more than 5,000 feet above sea level, is typically buried under snow and closed October through June.

The road to Artist Point typically opens in July and remains open until the first substantial snowfall of the year, which usually comes in late September or early October.

Contacts

Trail and hiking information
Mt. Baker Ranger District Office
360-856-5700 ext 515
810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Glacier Public Service Center
360-599-2714
Glacier, WA 98244 

Road-related questions
WSDOT communications
Andrea Petrich
360-757-5963 (No trail or hiking information available at this number.)