Mountain Goats on Mount St. Helens

Mountain goats make their home on Mount St. Helens and in the Mount Margaret Backcountry!  Find out how scientists are monitoring this iconic animal.

Cultivating Forest Service Wilderness Stewards

Some incredible and talented people work for wilderness preservation. In June a group of volunteers learned a bit more about how to be wilderness stewards on the forest.

Accessible Adventures

Learn more about premier accessible recreation sites on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Featured Hike: Nice views wait atop Badger Peak

Discover Badger Peak with The Columbian.

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day June 10 in Vancouver

Get Outdoors Day brings families and community partners together to celebrate healthy, active, outdoor fun Saturday, June 10th from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Forest Visitor Services in Vancouver at New Location

Our forest headquarters office and visitor services in Vancouver have moved!  

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