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Visit a volcano: Learn about Mount St. Helens' 1980 eruption and what has happened since


Take a family trip to Mount St. Helens, where you’ll find educational and recreational activities that are fun for all ages.

At the Mount St. Helens Visitors Center, relive the dramatic 1980 eruption, then explore the mountain’s magnificent regrowth on a walk along Silver Lake.