Join our mountain guides on the summit or in the crater of Mount St. Helens.
Adventures abound in Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
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?
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.