The mountain itself was shrouded in clouds for most of the day, but was very imposing nonetheless:
Even miles away from the volcano there were no large trees; only small trees and stumps of larger ones:
In some areas the blown-down trees were still visible:
Note the hikers for scale.
There were also wildflowers covering much of the area, which made the scenery quite beautiful.
You can see all my pictures in my Mt. Saint Helens photo set on Flickr (I've posted 18 total), and can find more information on the monument at the USDA Forest Service Page and USGS Page, which includes an interactive map with points of interest.
I'll leave you with one final picture showing the power of the volcano: