Fee-Free Days 2014

Applies to day-use fees at recreation sites like picnic areas, boat launches, trailheads and visitor centers. Fees for camping, cabin rentals, heritage expeditions will not be waived.


Gifford Pinchot National Forest and local partners will host FREE fishing events for kids and their families on June 7 and June 14.

Accessible Adventures on the GPNF

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

Visit Your Pacific NW National Forests

Watch this dramatic video about all of your Pacific Northwest National Forests. 

Weed Rodeo 2013

Come join us Saturday June 29th 10am to 4pm for our Annual Weed Rodeo and help round up some of the invasive plant species at Mount St. Helens. 

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Inventory in the Toutle Elk Refuge

We need your help to survey the area and identify Mouse-Ear Hawkweed plants. Saturday August 10th 9 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Mount St. Helens Campgrounds Open Soon with Some Changes

Sunset Falls Campground is changing from first-come-first-served to a reservation system for most sites. However, Canyon Creek campground still offers nearby first-come-first-served camping.

Gifford Pinchot National Forest Closure Orders

Forest Closure Orders