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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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Address: 92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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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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Educational, relaxing, beautiful

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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Terrebonne, Oregon
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Terrebonne, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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 11 November 2016

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 8 November 2016

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 November 2016 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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went early in the morning to avoid tour buses and we were able to use our federal park pass at the fort. There is a short interesting information movie that was worth the time to watch. There is a flat path if you want to take a tour on your own to the fort before the crowds begin. It... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This park deserves a quick visit to learn about some of the history of the Lewis and Clark party. It is right off highway 101 and requires very little walking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My family visited Fort Clatsop last summer and thought it was very interesting and informative! All of the workers were very knowledgeable and helpful. There are also several hikes that you can take nearby if the weather is nice. We bought an Oregon Coast 5 Day Pass, so it covered entry, vehicle parking and day use fees at all Oregon... More 

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