Snowater is situated on the Nooksack River at the edge of the Mount Baker National Forest. Close by, enjoy hiking trails in summer and fall and white-water rafting in July and August. Just 19 miles (31 kilometers) away, the Mount Baker Ski Area has an average annual snowpack of 250 inches (635 centimeters) and skiing from November through April. On-site are four tennis courts, a sauna, squash and racquetball courts, and game room. Due to the geological setting, there is no cellular phone or TV reception (DVDs only). Wi-Fi has limited service.