Johnston Ridge Observatory

  • Castle Rock, WA

Attraction Info

Observatories & Planetariums

The debris from the famous 1980 volcano explosion of Mount St. Helens is just below the overlook cliff where the Johnston Ridge Observatory is poised. Several films, ranger talks, maps, a small food cart, and souvenir shop are available on site.


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