Hoffstadt Bluffs Visitor Center

15000 Spirit Lake Memorial Hwy.
Toutle, WA 98649- Map It
(360) 274-5200

AAA Editor Notes

Hoffstadt Bluffs Visitor Center is off I-5 exit 49, then 27 mi. e. on SR 504 (Spirit Lake Memorial Hwy.) to 15000 Spirit Lake Memorial Hwy. For eastbound motorists the center provides the first panoramic views of the Toutle River and the valley dominated by Mount St. Helens. Helicopter rides are offered late May through September 30 (weather permitting). The visitor center has interpretive exhibits; on the grounds a walking path leads to a memorial grove. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Visitor center free. Helicopter rides from $119 per person; reservations are recommended.
Hours: Daily 9:30-6, mid-May through Sept. 30; daily 9:30-5, Apr. 1 to mid-May; Thurs.-Sun. 9:30-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.