Winds of Change Trail #232

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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

Current Conditions: 05/18/2015: Open weekends only.
Usage: Medium
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 & Visitor Centers

General Information

Directions:

These sites are near Coldwater Lake and provide recreation opportunities:

Coldwater Lake Picnic and Boating Site

Science and Learning Center at Coldwater


Activities


Hiking

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