Join our mountain guides on a Summit Climb, Glacier Overlook Hike, or hike Into The Crater of Mount St. Helens!
Adventures abound in Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Click here for Winter Adventures, Special 40th Anniversary Hike, and our signature Awesome Hike.
The Gifford Pinchot National Forest harbors old-growth titans year-round, a springtime kaleidoscope of wildflowers, and rich fall fungal patches. What will you find on one of our foraging adventures?
Purchase a permit and summit the volcano!
The Mount St. Helens Institute is dedicated to helping people of all ages gain an understanding of the natural processes and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest’s volcanic landscapes. The Mount St. Helens Institute is proud to operate under a special use permit from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and is an equal opportunity provider.