Explore Mount St. Helens... Discover Ecosystems in Action

At 8:32 Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted and blew down or scorched 230 square miles of forest...30 years later, recovery at Mount St. Helens continues. Read more...

Mount St. Helens from the south


Videos and webcasts about Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument!



Plan Your Experience

Johnston Ridge Observatory View

Mount St. Helens VolcanoCams

Providing near real-time images
of the volcano since the late 1990s. 


Help Keep Caves Open

White Nose Syndrom is sweeping the country, killing millions of bats.

White Nose Syndrome is sweeping the country, killing millions of bats. You can help keep caves open. Please decontaminate any gear that has been in another cave. Please also print and share this poster. Learn more by clicking here.


Accessible Adventures Around Mount St. Helens

Shows wheelchair visitor using forest

Learn more about premier accessible recreation sites around one of the most active volcanos in the US.

Volcano Naturalist Program

this is an image of the flyer for the Volcano Naturalist Program

The Volcano Naturalist Program will provide in-depth education about and within the Mount St. Helens landscape. It will also empower participants to share what they learn in their community.