Harmony Falls Viewpoint

Area Status: Unreachable

Harmony Falls Viewpoint offers views of Spirit Lake and the log raft. A one mile hike on Harmony Trail #224 descends 700 feet to the shore of Spirit Lake. Here you can get a close up view of the effects of the 1980 eruption and marvel at the recovery.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Forest Road 99 gated just past Wakepish Sno-Park for the winter, at the very start of the 99 road. Forest Road 99 normally opens the end of June or beginning of July, depending on snowpack.
Fees $5/vehicle/day – On site payment not available
Permit Info: Recreation Passess may be used as a form of fee payment
Usage: Heavy
  • Off trail travel prohibited.
  • No pets, stock, or bicycles.
  • Day-use only.
  • No fishing or swimming is allowed at Spirit Lake.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters and Visitor Centers

General Information


From Cougar WA take Lewis River Road east for 2.8 miles. The road then changes to Forest Road 90. Continue on Forest Road 90 for 16 miles and stay to the left on Forest Road 25, pass the Pine Creek Information Center. Drive Forest Road 25 for 25 miles to the junction of Forest Road 99. Turn left onto Forest Road 99 towards Windy Ridge. Drive approximately 13.5 miles to Harmony Viewpoint.

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