Glacier Springs is a non-gated community located at the foothills of Mt Baker. The Mt Baker Ski Area is 24 miles east of Glacier Springs. The drive time is heavily dependent on the amount of traffic and road conditions, but typically takes about 30 minutes.
The main differences between Glacier Springs and the other gated communities of Glacier are the dues, lack of gate, and lack of amenities. The dues in Snowline and Mt Baker Rim are around $600, while the current annual dues in Glacier Springs are $90. Glacier Springs also lacks the community amenities such as a pool, clubhouse, tennis courts, and etc.