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Address: WA 98649
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
Description: While access to the still-steaming crater is forbidden, tourists flock to...
While access to the still-steaming crater is forbidden, tourists flock to see what remains of this famous volcano.
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Coming from Hawaii my husband really wanted to see this since we were in Portland. It was simply breathtaking. Make sure to do your homework before coming since you have to take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Mililani
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Coming from Hawaii my husband really wanted to see this since we were in Portland. It was simply breathtaking. Make sure to do your homework before coming since you have to take different roads in to see different areas of the park such as the visitor center and Spirit Lake. Make sure you are ready for a long winding road... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I remember the eruption from the TV coverage so well. TV never prepares you for the real thing. Simply spectacular. 35 years after the blast and the immensity of the destruction still amazes -- the downed trees looking like cords of firewood, the still evident mud slides that reformed a river, the new lakes that were formed and old ones... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

My daughter, grandchildren & I made the 2 1/2 hour trip from Puyallup . We loved the views driving to Mount Saint Helens Volcanic National Monument . The Mt. St. Helen's Forest Learning Center has a room full of interactive items for learning about nature in Washington. The 2, 8 & 10 year olds all enjoyed the time there. There... More 

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Vancouver BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is something everyone should see. Its just so beautiful its breath taking when you get close to it. The drive up is amazing.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went today and it was great. Watch the films in both visitor centers (one the way to here) and read the stories. Make sure to catch the ranger's talk to hear more of what happened. It was very interesting and informative. I didn't realize it should be a bucket list item until we went there! Also, it feels like a... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This national volcanic monument is so beautiful! There are trails, visitor centers and viewpoints. When I was there, I found it hard to believe that 35 years ago, this mountain blew up! I think everyone should visit this place!! :)

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Trail, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Amazing history!! Toured the north and south sides, north is where the eruption happened and has some mind blowing views. The must see is on the south side.... you have to tour The APE CAVES. Being able to actually walk through lava tubes is something that you can't describe, very dark, bring flashlights and a light sweater and good footwear.

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

we climbed MT St Helens with a group from MSHI. If you aren't super experienced go with MSHI. It was fun to have a group and guides

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our family lived and I grew up west and a bit north of St Helens. We used to say "50 miles as the crow flies". As a result Mt. St. Helens was a frequent summer spot for a family picnic and a winter choice for catching the first snow of the season. The mountain, Spirit Lake, and the lush green... More 

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Longview, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

beautiful drive up to the mountain, 3 visitor centers on the way to Hoffsteder Bluff center, Very interesting and educational, great for family trip

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Address: WA 98649
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)

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