This visitor center is pretty big and features a lot of excellent and informative exhibits. I'd heard it was better than Johnston Ridge.
Cool painting of what St. Helens looked like before it blew in May 1980.
This is a real truck, shown as-found in the blast zone, after the eruption.
Mount St. Helens is another near-100 mile one way trip from where I live.
A map showing the blast and blowdown zone.
Dave Johnston's last words over the radio, at 8:32 am that day were, "Vancouver! Vancouver! This is it!" His body was never found. Johnston Ridge Observatory up the road from where I was is named for him and located where he was standing the day he died.
St. Helens & Spirit Lake before and after
I couldn't really get a good shot of this miniature forest