Coldwater Lake


Stewardship - Coldwater Lake

Three days in the Mt St Helens Volcanic National Monument around Coldwater Lake volunteering to help control Scotch broom and other invasive vegetation, hiking and studying this amazing landscape. Join us for one day or all three.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 550 ft

Olympia Area Meeting at 8:00 a.m. and Car Pool:   We will meet at the Olympic National Forest Hq at 1835 Black Lake Blvd SW  Olympia to arrange carpool and leave a few cars. 

Chehalis Area Meeting at 9:15 a.m. and Car Pool:  As an alternative carpool location, we can meet at Curtis Tree Farm located 3 miles east on Highway 12 from I-5 Exit 68, south of Chehalis. The address is 772 Highway 12 with driveway located on the south side of the highway. Vehicles can be left here as well.

Meeting or originating from other  locations  contact Rich Curtis via email


participants will earn:


Coldwater Lake

  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Trails Illustrated Mt Saint. Helens/Mount Adams

    Green Trails Spirit Lake No. 332
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Tools, helmets work gloves and eye protection are provided.

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