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Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Southwest, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 96 miles south of Seattle, Washington, and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon and features Stunning Landscapes and Endless Adventure.

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Mt. St. Helens is an amazing feature here in the Northwest. But it's only one of MANY. Hiking, Biking, Hunting, Fishing, Zip lining, Eating is some of the best this fine country has to offer. You're adventure starts here. Start by exploring all our communities have to offer


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All of Cowlitz County is about Community. Good eats to amazing events and awesome activities. We are excited to have you come visit and see for yourself how friendly and welcoming our communities are first hand.

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Cowlitz County offers some of the best entertainment the Northwest has to offer. Start by exploring all the events our communities have to offer
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SW Washington Symphony – Winter Concerts

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Founded in 1966, the Southwest Washington Symphony is the region's premiere all-volunteer orchestra. Queen of Spades Overture - Tchaikovsky Syphonie Concertante* - Mozart "Organ" Symphony No.…

Mt. St. Helens Eruption

May 18 @ 8:32 am - 5:30 pm

On March 20, 1980, Mount St. Helens experienced a magnitude 4.2 earthquake; and, on March 27, steam venting started. By the end of April, the north side of the mountain had…

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Cowlitz County is one of the best places to Live, Work, and PLAY! See what media outlets have to say about Cowlitz County and surrounding areas.
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