South Coldwater Ridge — Elk, toppled tractors, and a stunning view of a volcano-formed lake

Quick Facts: Location: Spirit Lake Highway Mount St. Helens West Land Agency: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Roundtrip: 6.8 miles Elevation gain: 1525 feet Difficulty: moderate Green Trails Map: Mount St Helens 332S Contact: Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument  Access: From Castle Rock follow SR 504 east for 46.2 miles to trailhead. Notes: Northwest […]