White Pass Scenic Byway

Enjoy live music, sip local craft beverages, and sample a variety of gourmet brats and Melinda's famous pizza while we kick off ski season in style! 

At White Pass Day Lodge from 5-9pm!

Tickets available online.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:00pm-9:00pm

Take a trip through South Lewis County and experience some of the best tourist sites in our region before making your way on southeast toward Mount St. Helens and the most popular site in all of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument!

Take a day for this trip that you'll definitely enjoy, from beautiful forests to a windswept landscape. Explore history and natural beauty on this roadtrip.


Get as close to Mount St. Helens as you can with a vehicle and see a unique perspective into the mountain that blew its top in 1980! This trip begins in Randle, the gateway to Mount St. Helens from the north. Enjoy a beautiful forested drive and then marvel at how the landscape changes before your very eyes.

Check out a detailed itinerary of this trip on the White Pass Scenic Byway website.


Want to really diverge from the beaten path and see some gorgeous lake and mountain views? Here's a real opportunity to see and experience some of nature's beauty at its finest and most remote.

The White Pass Scenic Byway’s High Lakes Loop brings you front and center with lakes such as Takhlakh, Olallie, Horseshoe and more in the Mount Adams area. The beauty of this area of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Goat Rocks is a must-see!


Explore the charming towns along the White Pass Scenic Byway, including Morton, Mineral and more. This loop also extends into Mount Rainier, bringing history and nature together. Explore the White Pass Scenic Byway through this wonderful three-hour drive.

The summer and fall months are especially gorgeous along this stretch that passes through the heart of timber country, along the beautiful Mineral Lake with Mount Rainier in the background, and on into the national park named for the mountain.


Start from Packwood and take a scenic backroad to the Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier National Park! Waterfalls, rivers, glaciers and the mountain itself await on this road trip presented by White Pass Scenic Byway.

See the famous Narada and Christine Falls on your way up to Paradise. Snap a photo at the gorgeous Reflection Lakes, where Mount Rainier is often mirrored perfectly in still waters. And make a stop at the Packwood area and experience the White Pass Country Museum and other attractions, eateries and places to stay there!


White Pass Scenic Byway presents the Cispus Area Loop, which takes you on a two-hour journey through the gorgeous Gifford Pinchot National Forest. This trip takes you along some real old-growth forests, trails from which to watch for wildlife, a deep-woods campground and much more about an hour and a half drive east of the I-5 corridor.

Take this roadtrip if you're a fan of the deep woods and the peaceful wonder of the forest! Wildlife, scenery and much more await on this excursion.