Fodor's Expert Review Johnston Ridge Observatory

Outside Mount Rainier National Park Observatory/Planetarium

With the most spectacular views of the crater and lava dome of Mt. St. Helens, this observatory also has exhibits that interpret the geology of the mountain and explain how scientists monitor an active volcano.

Observatory/Planetarium Information Center

Quick Facts

24000 Spirit Lake Hwy.
Castle Rock, Washington  98611, USA

360-274–2140

www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mountsthelens/recarea/?recid=31562

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $8, Nov.–mid-May

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