Mount St. Helens

Johnston Ridge Observatory opens

10 May, 2014

Johnston Ridge Observatory at the end of state route 504 in Washington State opens.  It is the closest visitor center to the crater left by the 1980 eruption.Visitors to the observatory can take in the stunning views of the volcano, view interpretive displays, watch multiple films, listen to a ranger program take a hike and purchase souvenirs. The center is typically open until early October.

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