This area chronicles the events surrounding the eruption of Mt.St.Helens on May 18, 1980.
The Mount Saint Helens Visitor Center is located along highway 504 (Spirit Lake Highway) which leads to the Mt.St.Helens National Monument.
The Visitor Center is a beautiful home to extensive interpretive displays which chronical the history of the mountain and the people around it, it's historic eruption in 1980, and the ongoing geological changes at work.
An interpretive loop trail starts and ends at the center, taking visitors to the shores of Silver Lake for interpretive displays and clear-day views of Mt.St.Helens.
This Visitor Center is a must-see for anyone visiting Mt.St.Helens National Monument.