Mt. St. Helens is one of our region’s most iconic and “powerful” attractions. On this small-group Mt. St. Helens Tour from Portland, your naturalist guide will capture the significance of the 1980 volcanic eruption through captivating stories and interpretative nature walks. You’ll also discover how the local ecosystems are reemerging and evolving. Descend into the Ape Cave lava tube, watch for elk grazing in the gaze of the smoldering crater, and enjoy the contrast of colorful wildflowers against the barren landscapes. You’ll hear incredible stories of survival and science, and experience the resilience of nature demonstrated by this rebounding environment!