Winds of Change Trail #232

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The Winds of Change Trail provides an educational walk near Coldwater Ridge Visitor Center. 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

Current Conditions: 03/23/2015Closed to late Feb. 2015
Restrictions: Off trail travel prohibited. No pets, stock, or bicycles. Day-use only.
Closest Towns: Castle Rock, WA
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters and Visitor Centers   See also:  West Side – State Highway 504

General Information

Coldwater Ridge Visitor Center (State Route 504).

General Notes:

Coldwater Visitor Center is permently closed.



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