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Weyerhaeuser Announces 2012 Hours of Operation for Forest Learning Center

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Weyerhaeuser Co., Federal Way, Wash., USA, has announced the 2012 hours of operation for its Charles W. Bingham Forest Learning Center at Mount St. Helens, Wash. The center opened its doors for the 2012 season this past Friday, May 11, with hours of operation from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the days the Visitor Center is open. Admission is free to the general public. More specifically:
  • During the opening month (May 11 - June 10), the center will only be open Friday - Sunday
  • Starting with the weekend of June 15 through Labor Day, September 3, the center will be open Friday - Monday
  • The indoor exhibits also will be available on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, and Wednesday, July 4.

In addition, the gift shop, restrooms, and center's outdoor facilities will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. The Washington State Department of Transportation rest area hours will mirror the hours of operation for the gift shop.

The Charles W. Bingham Forest Learning Center is located inside of the blast zone of the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens on state Route 504. It is a partnership between Weyerhaeuser, Washington State Department of Transportation, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.


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