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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.
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“blast zone” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
WA 98649
+1 503-245-1428
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

2  Thank depyman190
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately when we were here it was the height of forest fire season, so the mountain was a little hazy. Make sure you stop at the REAL Visitor Center, there are a bunch of private "tourist traps" along the rout. GREAT ranger program for the...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit is a must. The scenery is breathtaking and beautiful. Wonderful to see the natural beauty - really awesome. The road and the views up to the visitor centre are well worth the drive.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

After the eruption in May 1980 family members ventured into the blowdown zone over logging roads on the N.W. side of the mountain. David Johnston, Geologist working out of the USGS center in Vancouver, WA was the one near the mountain when the eruption occured...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Take the time to drive the 47 miles from I5 to Johnston observatory. The road is well build and easy to drive. You go from an elevation of 500 ft to 4200 ft and will stand in front of the crater. St. Helens is one...More

4  Thank Stefan B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

THis was one of the highlights to our recent trip to Portland. We stopped in at the visitor center, watched the film (do it!) and then headed out for a great hike opposite the volcano so we got to see it for the entire duration...More

3  Thank ButBeuatiful
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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
Dani K
9 June 2017|
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Response from Saraphe | Reviewed this property |
oops..i mean 504...just see my review for drive and see options ;)