North Gateway Visitor Enhancement Project
Grant received in 2017-2018 from USDA and US Forest Service Gifford Pinchot National Forest Secure Rural Schools & Community Self Determination Act Title II – Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). Goals of the grant included: 1) increase visitation through distribution of visitor maps and use of downloadable mobile applications. 2) prolong and improve visitor experiences by providing interpretive programs and improving visitor facilities on the Windy Ridge side of Mount St. Helens. 3) increase capacity to accommodate visitors and volunteers at Cascade Peaks Information Station.
The White Pass Scenic Byway works in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, and Gifford Pinchot National Forest to promote tourism and to better serve visitor needs for interpretation and information at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. All such activities are in accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy. This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.