A hamlet of several hundred people who own Maple Falls real estate reside in this Pacific Northwest area. Lying amid trees along the Nooksack River and State Route 542, Maple Falls is located approximately halfway between Bellingham and Mt. Baker. The community has its own post office and a number of businesses. A great property can be found by conducting a Maple Falls MLS search.
Hikers, skiers and snowboarders are only about 30 miles from Mt. Baker. For the avid skier, the Mt. Baker Ski Resort offers skiers and snowboarders some of the finest terrain and the best snow conditions in the West. Also, the Mt. Baker Ski Resort typically offers the longest ski season in Washington. Owning a piece of Maple Falls, WA real estate gives you close access to all the great skiing you desire in this Pacific Northwest location. In addition, Maple Falls will be close to all the action when the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games take place.
Researching Maple Falls, WA information will also tell you that the 411-acre Silver Lake Park is even closer. It offers overnight camping and a lake annually stocked with trout.
Maple Falls also is just eight miles away from Glacier and the entrance to the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The 24-mile section of Mount Baker Highway (State Route 542) from Glacier to Artist Point on Mt. Baker was designated a National Forest Scenic Byway in 1989.
The Glacier Public Service Center is open from approximately Memorial Day weekend to mid-October. The center at Glacier is jointly operated by the U.S. Forest Service and the National Park Service. It offers maps, daily and seasonal hiking passes, and current information about trail conditions. For information, call the Glacier Public Service Center at (360) 599-2714 or Mt. Baker Ranger District year-round (360) 856-5700. An expert Maple Falls realtor can also assist you with lots of information about the area.
For a Mt. Baker Highway brochure, call toll-free (800) 487-2032 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Pacific Northwest real estate owners enjoy a quiet way of life here, but can find plenty of stores, health-care specialists and professional services just 27 miles away in Bellingham. Children are served by the Mount Baker School District.
Bellingham is served by Amtrak and multiple airlines, including Delta Airlines, Horizon Air and Allegiant Air.
Bellingham's educational institutions include Western Washington University, which has approximately 14,000 full- and part-time students. For health-care needs, residents can choose from a number of local family-care providers and utilize the resources of Bellingham's St. Joseph Hospital, a leader in the care of heart, cancer and senior patients.
The expertise of a knowledgeable Pacific NW real estate agent can assist you in your Maple Falls MLS search. Susan Stecher is an expert Maple Falls realtor with a wealth of information about the area and she can help you locate the piece of Maple Falls real estate to meet all your specifications. She will walk you through the entire home-buying process, whether this is your first time buying or tenth. Contact Susan today to get started in your Maple Falls home search.
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