Observation Site: McClellan

Area Status: Open

On a clear day, this site offers stunning views of the south side of Mount St. Helens and the surrounding area. The parking area and viewing platforms are paved and flat. In the video it's at about 3:10.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: In winter, Curly Creek Road, the access to McClellan Viewpoint, is snow covered. It is plowed by Skamania County. To check road conditions in winter, please call Skamania County Road Department at (509) 427-3900.
Fees: No fee or pass required.
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Northwoods, WA, Cougar, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Compost Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information


From Carson, Washington drive north on the Wind River Highway/Forest Road 30. Continue north on Forest Road 30 to Curley Creek Road. Turn left onto Curley Creek Road and continue to the Observation Site which is well signed.

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