Small-Group Full-Day Tour Of Mount St Helens Volcano From Portland

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in downtown Portland
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Traveling north into Washington from your location in Portland, a professional naturalist guide will take you to Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument in a luxury Mercedes van. Youll visit locations surrounding the blast zone from the 1980 explosion before arriving at Mount St. Helens. As you drive along Spirit Lake Highway, youll stop by Ape Cave, and may take a peaceful walk along the Hummocks Trail or pause to reflect alongside the blue waters of Coldwater Lake. After enjoying a picnic lunch, youll arrive at the Johnston Ridge Observatory to embark on an interpretive walk along the Eruption Trail. The trail offers sweeping views into the crater, and teems with purple lupine and other wildflowers in the mid-to-late summer.

Highlights

  • All-inclusive tour
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

  • Embark on interpretative nature walks led by a naturalist guide
  • Hear the geological science and captivating stories behind the 1980 eruption
  • Gaze into the blast zone and crater from scenic viewpoints
  • Witness a desolate but reemerging landscape and learn about the ecosystems rebirth
  • Visit the renowned Johnston Ridge Observatory and Visitor Center
  • Watch for resident elk herds, frogs, beavers, birds, and other wildlife
  • Savor a fresh, family-style lunch (included in the price)
  • Venture into Ape Cave, the largest continuous lava tube in the continental United States

Inclusions

  • Full-day tour of Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Downtown Portland hotels only)
  • Full lunch, select snacks
  • Transportation in a luxury Mercedes SUV or van
  • Professional naturalist guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Airport hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 14 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Adult pricing applies to all travelers