"MUDDY RIVER AND THE APE CANYON TRAIL" Top 5 Page for this destination Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument Things to Do Tip by mtncorg

  Wide broad swath of the Muddy River lahar
by mtncorg

As you walk up the Ape Canyon trail, you walk along cliffs overlooking the vast lahar of the Muddy River. Much of the 5.5 miles to the trail's junction with the Loowit Trail, lie within huge old growth forest - standing in marked defiance of the devastation just meters to the west.

Address: 42218 N.E. Yale Bridge Rd., Amboy, WA 98601
Directions: From I-5, exit 21 Woodland; east following signs to Mt St Helens 35 miles to Forest Road 83;
11.2 miles farther to Ape Canyon trailhead.

Website: http://www.fs.fed.us/gpnf/recreation/trails/locations/msh-0234-ape-canyon.shtml

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  • Written Jun 13, 2004
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