Mount St. Helens - Ape Cave

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Resources: SCSO, EMS: SCEMS, Primary SAR: VRT, Alternate SAR: Wind River SAR

Notes:Considered the longest lava tube in the continental United States, Ape Cave receives many visitors each year. Because of the high traffic, including novice tourists, the potential for injury is fairly high.

Ape Cave Map

Another concern in this area is that people often lose their way while trying to make their way back to the parking area after emerging from the upper entrance.