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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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Address: 92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
Phone Number: +1 503-861-2471
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their...

A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.

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Winter Day at Fort Clatsop

This was the first time our family has visited Fort Clatsop in about 17 years. We enjoy learning about the Corps of Discovery (Lewis & Clark Expedition) and exposing the kids in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Auburn, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the first time our family has visited Fort Clatsop in about 17 years. We enjoy learning about the Corps of Discovery (Lewis & Clark Expedition) and exposing the kids in our care to the rich heritage found in Oregon and Washington states. We visited on a very rainy, cold day (probably very similar conditions to what Lewis &... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is especially good for school aged children. An re-enactor in period costume demonstrates period weapons as well as life in the winter camp of Lewis and Clark. The audience is engaged and participates.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were hiking with another couple that are also in their mid-60's. We wanted a full day's hike and decided on the Fort to Sea trail. We dropped one vehicle at the ocean and drove to Fort Clatsop where where left the other vehicle. The hike is a fairly straight forward, pretty easy hike that is well marked and features... More 

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Terrebonne, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the short hike along a beautiful trail. The information of Fort Clatsop National Memorial was abundant. There were guides to help answer questions and make the visit enjoyable.

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Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having drove the Columbia Gorge from East to West several years we didn't go further than Portland. I really wanted to see where Lewis and Clark ended up at. Of course, realize this is not the original Fort but a replica. Still is interesting to see how they accommodated themselves during the winter. The walks/hiking trails through the area are... More 

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Colorado Springs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned a lot of history about Lewis and Clark. Amazing they got back alive. If it was not for First Nation folks they would have died!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were making our way down the Oregon coast near Astoria and I wanted to see Fort Clatsop. If you're reading this, you probably know that it is the site of Lewis & Clark's camp fir the winter during their expedition. The wooden fort structure is a reproduction, but supposed to be built as the original was. The site itself... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The last stop on our tour of the Lewis and Clark Trail and a great way to end the trip. This reconstruction of the fort the Corps built to winter before their return is very interesting and educational. The ranger who led our tour, Tom Wilson, was obviously a Lewis and Clark scholar and gave a very good talk. He... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was our first stop on a recent tour re-tracing the journey of Lewis & Clark. I found the ranger staff very knowledgeable and the visitor center very informative.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We purposefully drove from PDX out to the top of the Oregon Coast to start here and work our way down. It was interesting historical site. It's actually more spread out over a wide range of land. There were hiking trails to do but we were trying to do a quickish stop. About 1.5 hours here checking out the recreation... More 

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