Science and Learning Center Field Camp

This site is for use by education groups only.


Enjoy the closest camping to Mount St. Helens in a private, rustic group camping for up to 40 people.  Field camp offers spectacular views of Mount St. Helens, Coldwater Lake, and the Mount Margaret back-country. There are several picnic tables at the site and vault toilets in the parking lot. The site has NO running water.  Cars are not permitted in this area and groups will need to carry their supplies in about 1/4 mile.  This site is not wheelchair accessible at this time.  The area is adjacent to a steep cliff and small children are not advised in this area.





Kori Quatermass, Science and Learning Center Manager, at or (360) 274-2114.


PHYSICAL  ADDRESS (click for map):
Mount St. Helens Science and Learning Center (SLC)
19000 Spirit Lake Hwy
Milepost 43.3, State Route 504 (best for map apps)
Toutle, WA 98649

SLC on-site phone: (360) 274-2114


Mount St. Helens Institute
Attn: SLC
42218 NE Yale Bridge Rd
Amboy, WA 98601

Main MSHI phone: (360) 449-7883


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institute is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complain of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employers.