Mount St. Helens Forest Learning Center - FREE ADMISSION !      
     Playground                                        Walking Trails                          Large Discovery Gift Shop
Visit with Volunteer Foresters and Interpreters
Eruption Theater - relive the blast and recovery
Forest Recovery Science and History
Cool things about Forests
Logging the Blast Zone !
Forest Recovery
Survivor Stories of Adventure & Peril
History of Weyerhaeuser Timber Company and Northwest Logging
Kids Interactive Hands-On Displays
Challenges of Salvaging Timber from the Blast Zone
Virtual Helicopter Tour
Discovery Room for Hands-On Learning and Entertainment
Virtual Forest, Elk, scampering squirrels, woodpeckers.  What Fun.
Interactive Animal Habitat
Elk Viewing and Views of the Blast Zone & Mud Flow
Easy Parking.  Milepost 33, Highway 504  - FREE ADMISSION
Great Views !  This photo was taken May 15th, 2009 from the Forest Learning Center Parking Lot

                 Mount St. Helens Forest Learning Center

  • Gift Store, Playground, Elk viewing, Trails, Picnic Areas, Restrooms, Parking open 7 days a week, 10 am - 6pm May thru Oct.

  • New: Inside Exhibits open 5 Days a week 10-4, from May 26th - thru Sept. 10th ( closed Tues & Wed )
  • Gift Store or Questions Call: 360-274-7750, 7 days a week, 10-6.  

  • The Mt. St. Helens Gift Shop features a wide variety of Mt. St. Helens Jewelry, Glassware, Ceramics, Apparel, Souvenirs,
    Rocks, Videos, Books, Gourmet Foods and other fun gifts.  

  • Location:  Milepost 33 on Highway 504, Spirit Lake Highway.  From Seattle take exit 63 through Toledo.  From Portland Take Exit 49
    through Castle Rock.  1.5 hours from Portland.  2.5 hours from Seattle.

  • Mount St. Helens Forest Learning Center is a Partnership between Weyerhaeuser, Washington State Department of Transportation, and
    the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

                                                           - FREE ADMISSION -

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