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Mosquito Lake Road

A rural farm route to Mount Baker Highway

Mileage14 miles (23 km)
DurationThe duration is an estimate of a one-way drive and does not include any stops or side-trips.35 minutes
SeasonsThe seasons listed are the best seasons for this scenic drive. If Winter is not mentioned, the road may be closed during the winter.All Seasons
RoadwaysMosquito Lake Road
ServicesThe cities or towns listed have either Food or Services such as gas, pharmacies, etc.Welcome, WA, Glacier, WA, and Maple Falls, WA
4.2 average from 39 votes
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Mosquito Lake Road is a scenic, rural road between Acme and Welcome. The drive is approachable in either direction.

Mosquito Lake Road
Mosquito Lake Road

The drive begins in Acme which is reached from WA-9. If you are coming from Sedro Woolley and the North Cascades Highway, head north on WA-9. If you are coming from Mount Baker Highway, head South on WA-9 just after Deming.

The drive is a slow, rural road with farms and ranches. This road used to be a short cut to Mount Baker.

Six miles into the drive, you will pass Jorgenson Lake and Mosquito Lake (W1) on your left. A few miles after, you will reach the single lane Middle Fork Nooksack River Bridge (B1), a steal truss bridge from the 1950s that is on the National List of Historical Sites.

The drive ends in Welcome where it joins onto the Mount Baker Highway (WA-542). On the way home, consider stopping in Bellingham or heading back to WA-9 and heading south to either North Cascades Highway or the Mountain Loop Highway.



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