Alerts & Notices

Mount St. Helens weather can change at any time on any given day throughout the year. Make sure you stay informed about potential weather changes before you climb!

Mount St Helens Trail, Road, & Visitor Center Conditions Report

Forest Orders

A forest order may close an area to entry or may restrict the use of an area by applying prohibitions authorized in the Code of Federal Regulations.

View a list of current Forest Orders.


  • Public Use Restrictions
  • Fire in Mt. Adams Wilderness
  • Help Keep Caves Open
  • Limited water resources for hikers due to low snow pack
  • South Side Road Openings


Mount St. Helens Climbing Update

Mount St. Helens Climbing Update and related information.

Loowit Trail Conditions Update

Loowit Trail Conditions

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