Explore Mount St. Helens in Western Washington

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April 17, 2019

Snowcapped Mt. St. Helens

Mount St Helens captured the world’s attention with an amazing explosion in 1980. It continues to capture imaginations as scientists and other adventurers see the redevelopment of ecosystems in this beautiful environment.  Whether you are interested in exploring one of the museums and visitor centers, taking short walks, fishing or enjoying more challenging hikes you will find Mt St Helens a captivating place to visit! The National Park is located in Washington state off I-5 approximately 2.5 hours south of Seattle and 1.5 hours north of Portland.  It is visited by more than one half million visitors a year in the vast area.

Large tan RV parked along large tree

Space to Relax and Enjoy Your Site / Photo Courtesy: Brookhollow RV Park


RV travelers will find a great base camp at Brookhollow RV Park in Kelso, Washington.  Whether you are looking for an overnight stopover or a long term stay, Brookhollow has a site for you!  Located conveniently one mile from I-5, this is a serene, quiet park with a nice walking trail overlooking farmlands, mountain views and water with waterfowl, otters and other serene wildlife.  The park is also 40 miles north of Portland, OR so you can easily hop over the state line and enjoy all the sights and sounds of Portland and return to a quiet setting for your base camp.


Brookhollow RV Park has friendly on-site management, clubhouse, laundry, bathhouses and more for their guests.  With 132 sites with paved roads and concrete pads the area is relaxing and comfortable with trees and lots of grass!  Pull-thrus are 60’ long to accommodate big-rigs.  Call early to reserve your spot because it gets pretty busy.  Daily and weekly reservations are available by phone. Please call 1-800-867-0453 to reserve your space today! Daily and weekly rates can be seen here. For monthly reservations, please call the partk directly.

Wide open walking trail through the trees

The Walking Trail Provides Views of Landscape / Photo Courtesy: Brookhollow RV Park