SR 503 Visitor Information
Mount St. Helens/Cowlitz County Tourism Bureau
Mount St. Helens southern gateway is only 30 minutes north of downtown Portland at Exit 21 in Woodland WA. Outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant and include the 9 mile roundtrip climb to the summit. Ape Cave, Lava Canyon and the Trail of Two Forests are great places to explore. World class mountain biking. Short hikes and waterfalls are available on this side of Mount St. Helens. Visit our website for more details or contact us for a complete visitors guide.