The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is located in the south central part of Washington state.
Where is this Forest?

 

Located in Southwest Washington State, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest encompasses 1,368,300 acres including the 110,000 acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. The Gifford Pinchot National Forest has something for everyone. Read more...

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Go Camping! Link to camping information on the forest. Got a Map? Link to available maps for the forest.
Go Hiking! Link to hiking opportunities on the forest. Need a Recreation Pass? Link to information on various passes available for standard amenity fee sites.

 Forest Information

Recent News


Features

2015 Open Season for Submitting Outfitter Guide proposals has Closed

Mt. Adams Hydrologist Bengt Coffin shows students nitrogen fixing root nodules

The 2015 Open Season for Submitting Outfitter Guide Proposals has Closed

Thanks to all that turned in a proposal, we will send applicants an update to the status of their proposal in late January or early February. Watch this website for updates on the next open season for outfitting and guide opportunities in 2016.

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest had accepted proposals for outfitter-guide use between November 1 and December 15, 2014 for the 2015 season.


Taking Care of Little Sister

Huckleberries II

Edible Portland explores the Yakama Nation and their relationship to Wiwnu, the huckleberry, and the 1932 Handshake Agreement.


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Spotlights

Accessible Adventures on the GPNF

Shows wheelchair visitor using forest

Learn more about premier accessible recreation sites on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

This month in Forest Service History

Image of a cut Chrismas Tree

December events that have helped shape the Forest Service. 

 




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