Gifford Pinchot National Forest


Margaret Hepola
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Pine Creek Information Center Opens

Click to enlargeOn Saturday, May 25, 2009 employees of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument gathered with partners from across southwest Washington to re-dedicate the Pine Creek Information/Work Center...read more.


March 2013 - Seeking the Greatest Good with Your Help - Gifford Pinchot National Forest employees would like public input in the process of reviewing the forest's outfitter and guide program. An outfitter or guide is a commercial entity offering clients expanded recreational opportunities by providing specialized knowledge, skills, experience and equipment general recreationists might not otherwise possess. Outfitters and guides must apply for and retain a special use permit from the forest in order to operate there. Interested individuals are invited to provide comments via an online questionnaire. Please click here for more info.

January 22, 2014 - Climbing permits for Mount St. Helens go on sale February 3, 2014

January 15, 2014 - Please Visit the MSH Website

December 12, 2013 - Forest Roads Closed, Winter Recreation Begins

November 9, 2013 - Christmas Tree Permits on Sale Nov. 13

July 31, 2013 - Commercial Huckleberry Season to Open Aug. 12

May 13, 2013 - Exciting New Website Links Mount St. Helens Science to Classrooms around the World

May 13, 2013 - Chief Awards GP Nearly $70,000 to Connect Youth to Nature

May 1, 2013 - Mount St. Helens Campgrounds Open Soon with Some Changes

February, 2013 - New Employees Arriving at the Gifford Pinchot NF

Mt. St. Helens Climbing Permits

PacifiCorp Lewis River Recreation Reservation
Line Opens March 1
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Application Forms for 2009 and 2010
Forest Project Funding -- Title II

Volunteers Gather on National Public Lands Day to Ready South Side Facilites at Mount St. Helens - Fall 2008

Gifford Pinchot National Forest to Host Events
On July 1 in Honor of Forest Centennial

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Gifford Pinchot National Forest Official Web Site
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Click here to go to Lewis River Falls.
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This web site courtesy of LewisRiver.com.