Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Saturday Open House at the Cascade Volcano Observatory

Free Public Open House at the US Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory

Saturday May 8, 2010 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1300 SE Cardinal Ct, Vancouver, WA 98683

Thanks to "green screen" technology, have your photo taken in the crater of Mount St. Helens! Explore volcano displays and monitoring equipment, hazards information, volcano videos. Record your recollections of Mount St. Helens' eruptions in our memory book. Bring your mystery rock and have it identified. Kids make a volcano. Pick up a free 30th anniversary Mount St. Helens poster.

Contact information:
(360) 993-8973

Driving directions:
Located in the Columbia Tech Park on the east side of Vancouver, near the corner of Mill Plain Blvd. and 164th Avenue

From downtown Vancouver, take Wa Highway 14 east to 164th Ave (EXIT 8); turn left (north) on 164th Ave and go up the hill; travel about 1.4 miles to traffic light at SE Tech Center Drive and turn right; proceed to 4-way Stop (approximately 1/4 mile), and then continue straight. Turn right onto SE Sequoia Circle; immediately turn right onto SE Cardinal Court; road goes straight to the building parking lot.

Web map and driving directions:

1 comment:

@TheClassicCarol said...

To relive and remember the Mount St. Helens experience, from a Vancouver point of view, The volcano next door is a great compilation!