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Great view

You must go up on the tower deck to see the overlook. View is amazing. Even if the day is cloudy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anna G
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Chicago
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Great View and Better Understanding

Great view that helps create a better understanding of our attempts to try to create a predictable... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Kevin N
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Iowa
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The point at which the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean.
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Astoria, OR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You must go up on the tower deck to see the overlook. View is amazing. Even if the day is cloudy you might better understand this place and see were river meets with salty ocean.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great view that helps create a better understanding of our attempts to try to create a predictable and safe shipping lane. You can also see what a massive undertaking the building of the jetty was. While inside Fort Stevens make sure you stop at the...More

1  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We enjoyed the spit. We saw the Columbia River and ocean from the Astoria Column but that was at a distance. From the spit you can see the north and south levies at the mouth of the river from an elevated platform, and learn some...More

1  Thank VacavilleSherry
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is not your normal Tourist or Travelers view of this attraction, this is a Fisherman's view. Clatsop Spit has multiple Tourist attractions, but the fishing is what has drawn me to the Spit since 1967. I have learned to read her waters, moods and...More

1  Thank Mack R
Reviewed 1 December 2016

When you get there, it doesn't look like much but a field, some rocks, parking lot, outhouse and a tower you can walk up. BUT ... WOW what a view from the top!!!! Its kind of amazing and seeing how there is this wall of...More

2  Thank crzyshutterb
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Columbia River enters the Pacific Ocean at the Clatsop Spit. The Clatsop Spit can be viewed in Fort Stevens State Park. The entire park has lots of things to see and do. There is tower where we viewed the Columbia River, Pacific Ocean and...More

1  Thank M J
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We were camped at the fort and came here to see the waves from the viewing tower. The weather was flat calm for the days we were here, but the Columbia and the Pacific create some wonderful waves around here. No wonder that even the...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Make sure to go out to the observation tower that overlooks the jetty. It's where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. The waves against the rocks are incredible and the views are spectacular!

1  Thank Trave2leverywhere
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Good display of the fort that Lewis and Clark spent the winter in. The film was way average, really not much content. We felt like it could have been better. There is a lot more history here than what was talked about. A better plan...More

1  Thank Rick N
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Don't miss the opportunity to drive out to the jetty observation tower. Panoramic views, great waves, and definitely worth the drive!

Thank nicki_wicki
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DoyleH63
10 September 2016|
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
The views are awesome and you get to see the landscape even from the car park at the base of the tower never mind going all the way to the top. The guide only takes about 10 minutes if they are going that late in the season.
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