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Mount St. Helens

WA 98649
+1 503-245-1428
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Private Mount Saint Helens Monument Day Trip
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Small-Group Full-Day Tour of Mount St Helens Volcano from Seattle
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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” (69 reviews)
“blast zone” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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WA 98649
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Truly amazing to see the volcano and the impacts of the eruption 37 years on still visible. We went along the trail from the Johnson Ridge observatory towards Spirit Lake for about 3 Miles. For late September it was warm a sunny affording good views...More

Thank YorksRick
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Give yourself plenty of time. Although the distance may not seem that far from the highway, it takes quite a bit longer to get in and then out of the park than you may think (approximately1 hour each way) with the slower speeds needed to...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 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 5 October 2017 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 3 October 2017

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 29 September 2017 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 23 September 2017

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 7 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
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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
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ashlove2cheer
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
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1Advisor333
10 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
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