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Mount St. Helens

WA 98649
+1 503-245-1428
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While access to the still-steaming crater is forbidden, tourists flock to see what remains of this famous volcano.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“johnston ridge” (31 reviews)
“visitor center” (68 reviews)
“blast zone” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
WA 98649
+1 503-245-1428

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit, lots of trails from the Johnson Observatory - even with clouds, it is quite a sight

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to Mount St. Helens, was awesome. The road to there has beautiful sights. To bad it doesn’t have more places to pull over to see the views. Very nice visitor center. Nice movie about the eruption.

Thank prettylillies99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so surprised to be able to see the power that nature can show. I would recommend that everyone will enjoy the experience and what you can learn during this outing.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although 50 miles each way from the Interstate, this is a must visit location. The visitors center is ideally placed for great overlooks and runs two films that are well worth seeing (the eruption itself, and how nature is reclaiming the area). We also listened...More

1  Thank Conrad N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and exciting place to visit. The power of nature and the power of man to put things back together. The story of the people who live there and seeing how they have built roads, planted trees and made the best...More

Thank Cormick026
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Multiple stopping points/centers along the way-some free , others $5-8 entry fee. Very informative artifacts, video, photos, and models of before, during, and after the eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980. Significant contribution to the science of volcanoes. The Park Ranger presentation at Johnson...More

Thank SusanCouncilBluffs
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went to Mt St Helens in August and it was breath taking. It is amazing that out of a disaster such beauty could be created. We went both to the Viitor Center and to a lookout point whinin a mile from the volcano. Both...More

3  Thank depyman190
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It can be difficult just to get passes to climb Mt St Helens. You have to order them online and summer prime days go by the end of spring due to the 100 per day limit. There is an after market so take a look...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Mt st Helens has been on my list since being captivated by the eruption in my teenage years. Now that I finally got to see it up close, all I can say is WOW! The ranger who gave a presentation on the eruption was terrific....More

Thank Sandals246
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view of this mountain-volcano you can find at the Silver Lake Resort (3201 Spirit Lake Hwy, Silver Lake, WA 98645).

Thank Anna G
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Ann S
20 October 2017|
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Response from tracey k | Reviewed this property |
the Johnston Ridge observatory visitor center, the one closest to the crater, is closed in December. The silver lake visitor center is open year round and rangers there could give you up to date info on conditions. your... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
If you have a time crunch and want to get a taste of the event which spans from 1980 to the present, the centers closer to I-5 will give a great deal of history and the science of volcanos. BUT...to be that close and be... More
11 July 2017|
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Response from michigan_montana | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if this is the one. However for the west side of Mount St Helens, you'll basically follow Spirit Highway from Toledo. Forest road to east side, the windy ridge does not open until snow is clear in late July and... More