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Forest offices are temporarily CLOSED to walk-in service.

Have questions about visiting the forest? Call us. *Cowlitz Valley and Mt. Adams Ranger District offices are now providing teller-style window service. View COVID updates.

 

Located in southwest Washington, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest encompasses 1,368,300 acres of forests, mountains, river valleys, waterfalls, wildernesses, and volcanoes. The forest has three main geographic areas to visit including Cowlitz Valley Ranger District, Mount Adams Ranger District, and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument & District.  

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Lewis River Recreation Area

Wide and open cascading waterfall along a section of river

Visitors to popular recreation sites along the Lewis River can expect some changes this year. Visitors to the "Lewis River Recreation Area" will now be required to obtain a reserved parking ticket during the busy visitor season: June 15 through September 30. Reserved parking tickets will allow ticket holders to park their vehicle at one of 6 different sites along a 14-mile stretch of Forest Road 90. 

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/