The Winds of Change Trail provides an educational walk near Coldwater Lake. Trail users are guided by interpretive displays illustrating the effects of the May 18, 1980 lateral blast on plant and animal life. The trail provides views of Mount St. Helens and the North Fork Toutle River. Wildflowers, shrubs, and young trees flourish along the path.
At a Glance
10/20/2016: Open for school groups and special events only. Reopens to the public on Nov. 1.