This is a small mountain lake accessed via the road to the Mount Baker Ski area. It is a fairly easy hike to the lake with grand views of Mt. Shuksan and Mt. Baker, since this area tends to hold snow, it may not open until late August or September.

This lake has an abundance of small Eastern Brook Trout and it is a popular destination. There are a number of other lakes nearby to consider as well, all of which have interesting fishing.

Getting here:

Drive highway 542 to the Mt Baker Ski area and continue past it to Artist Point, which is the end of the road.

The trail heads west from the parking area. In a short distance there is a junction. The right trail goes up to the top of Table Mountain with even more spectacular views. You want the trail that goes to the left and transverses around the south side of Table Mountain. At about 1 mile from the parking lot there is another junction. Goes right here up and over a little pass then drop down the other side to a tarn and Mazama Lake. Total distance is 1.75 miles with 175 feet of elevation gain and 535 feet of loss.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Whatcom
Acreage: 1.60 ac.
Elevation: 4708 ft.
TRS: T39R08E SEC23
Center: 48.850366, -121.722751
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