The Mount St. Helens Wildlife Area is comprised of 18 units in Skamania, Clark, Cowlitz, and Wahkiakum counties, and totals more than 9,600 acres. The two largest units are the Mudflow Unit and the adjoining Hoffstadt Unit. Both are located in the North Fork Toutle River valley and encompass over 6,500 acres. Each of these two units is primarily managed for elk, and have the only salmon-spawning sites in the Upper North Fork Toutle River basin.
The Mount St. Helens Wildlife Area is largely managed for elk in the North Fork Toutle River Valley, but the area units are diverse, and provide habitat for multitudes of species, over a broad range of habitats including old growth forest, forested floodplains, riparian areas, ancient lava flows, mineral springs, tidal mudflats, and wetlands.
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