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Gifford Pinchot National Forest Offices  

Cowlitz Valley Ranger District 
10024 US Hwy 12
PO Box 670
Randle, WA 98377
(360) 497-1100

Mt. Adams Ranger District 
2455 Hwy 141
Trout Lake, WA 98650
(509) 395-3402

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
42218 N.E. Yale Bridge Rd.
Amboy, WA 98601
(360) 449-7800 
Forest Product Permits: (360) 449-7800 (opt. 0).

Forest Headquarters:
987 McClellan Road
Vancouver, WA 98661
(360) 891-5000  *No in-person service.

Mount St. Helens Visitor Centers

Johnston Ridge Observatory (Closed in 2023 due to landslide on State Route 504)
*Interpretive displays tell the biological, geological, and human story of Mount St. Helens. 
24000 Spirit Lake Highway
P.O. Box 326
Toutle, WA 98649
(360) 274-2140

Science and Learning Center at Coldwater 
*Bookstore, Maps, Passes, Interpretive displays
42 miles east of Castle Rock on State Route 504
Visitor Information: (360) 274-2131
Summer program info: Mount St. Helens Institute (360) 449-7883

Mount St. Helens Visitor Center at Silver Lake (WA State Parks. Open year-round; hours vary by season.)
*Interpretive displays include info. on local history, geology, and re-growth/recovery of the land post eruption.
3029 Spirit Lake Highway
Castle Rock, WA 98611
(360) 274-0962

Forest Learning Center (Weyerhaeuser. Open May 18-Oct 1, 2023)\
*Amenities and exhibits that tell the story of Mount St. Helens.
17000 Spirit Lake Hwy, Toutle, WA 98649

Pine Creek Information Center
15311 Forest Road 90
Cougar, WA 98616