Breathtaking Views of an
Cowlitz County offers two popular routes for accessing
sightseeing and recreational opportunities in the Mount
St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
State Route 504, the Spirit
Lake Memorial Highway, follows the 51-mile northern
corridor along the Toutle River Valley. SR 504 begins at
I-5 Exit 49 near Castle Rock and terminates at the
Johnston Ridge Observatory. This route affords visitors
breathtaking views of the mountain, world-class visitors
centers, and a host of attractions.
State Route 503, the Lewis River
Highway, begins at I-5 Exit 21 at Woodland and provides
access to the rugged south side of Mount St. Helens
where numerous recreational opportunities are available.
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