Smith Creek Picnic/Viewpoint

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Smith Creek Viewpoint offers great views of Smith Creek and is overall a very pleasant place to have a picnic. Picnic tables available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No fee tubes available, so make sure to have a Northwest Forest or America the Beautiful pass for parking at recreation sites.
Fees $5/vehicle/day- On site payment not available.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer and Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Compost Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Headquarters & Visitor Centers

General Information

Directions:

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 the Smith Creek Viewpoint.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.25374

  Longitude : 
-122.11900

  Elevation : 
4200 - 4280

 

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