Toutle is small town located near the west entrance of Mt St. Helens. It offers amenities for visitors to the park.
- Mount St. Helens Forest Learning Center, 17000 Spirit Lake Hwy (Milepost 33.5 Hwy 504), ☎ 360-274-7750. 10-5. The Forest Learning Center is located inside the blast zone of the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens on Highway 504 and open mid-May through late October. It is a partnership between Weyerhaeuser Company, Washington State Department of Transportation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. The center features exhibits including a lifelike forest, eruption chamber, movie theater, and virtual helicopter tour and a large gift store. Free Admission.
- Fire Mountain Grill, 15000 Spirit Lake Hwy. (Milepost 27), ☎ 360-274-5217. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. Fire Mountain Grill at Hoffstadt Bluffs offers family friendly dining, great service, and fantastic food.
- Pattys Place at 19 Mile House, 9440 Spirit Lake Highway (Milepost 19), ☎ 360-274-8779, . Rustic riverview dining in a family style setting. Featuring gourmet burgers, sandwhiches, salads, and homemade fruit cobblers.