Lava Canyon, River, Falls – Mount St. Helens

Lava Canyon, River, Falls at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, United States of America | SAMTSAI.COM

Lava Canyon, River, Falls - you can see hardened lava rocks in foreground and background.


Lava Canyon hiking trail of Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument explores an area scoured by hot lava mudflows during the May 18th, 1980 eruption. The trail begins as a paved, barrier free trail, then a dangling boardwalk over steep lava cliffs, a metal bridge across Lava Falls, and a challenging 1.4 mile hiking loop with an exhilarating suspension bridge midway.

Lava Canyon Boardwalk Dangling Over Lava Cliff at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: Lava Canyon Boardwalk dangling over steep lava cliff.

Fence-Free Lava Canyon Hiking Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, United States of America | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: fence-free hiking trail along Lava Canyon. I'm standing on hard lava rock.

Lava Canyon and Waterfalls at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: A bridge across Lava Canyon with waterfalls downstream.

Lava Canyon Hiking Trail with Waterfalls at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, United States of America | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: waterfalls at Lava Canyon



Suspension Bridge of Lava Canyon Hiking Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: Suspension bridge over the canyon made of harden lava.

Suspension Bridge of Lava Canyon Hiking Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, United States of America | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: Me on the suspension bridge :D

Lava Canyon Hiking Trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: Upstream Lava Canyon is this open field filled with hardened lava rocks. If lucky, you may find a diamond?!?! ò.ó

Lava Canyon Hiking Trail Map

Lava Canyon, River, Falls Hiking Trail Map of Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Skamania County, Washington State, United States of America | SAMTSAI.COM

Lava Canyon Hiking Trail Map

Map – how to get to Lava Canyon

Exact location of Lava Canyon hiking trailhead / parking lot is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).


EXTERNAL LINK

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