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
12/14/2014: Open Weekends until 1/4/2014 then closed to late Feb. 2015
Off trail travel prohibited. No pets, stock, or bicycles. Day-use only.