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Peter Iredale

Address: Warrenton, OR
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in Warrenton
Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A schooner which was shipwrecked in 1906.
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Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: A schooner which was shipwrecked in 1906.
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Rainier, Oregon
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437 reviews 437 reviews
161 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have been visiting the wreck of the Peter Iredale for seventy years now. Each time, something is new and different. Some years, there is a lot of the wreck to view; lately, all appears to be vanishing.

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Black Hawk, South Dakota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

If you are going to Fort Stevens, then stop here but don't make a seperate trip. It is kind of interesting but try to get there at low tide. We were there at high tide and you couldn't get close to see anything without getting wet. It does make for some beautiful sunset pictures.

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London, United Kingdom
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695 reviews 695 reviews
314 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Much of the ship was taken away for scrap after the wrecking, but for some reason the bow remained stuck in the sand and remains today as a play space for kids and grown ups. The beach is flat and calm, with the waves crashing into and through the hull - great fun to visit and stunning at sunset for... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The shipwreck is cool to see and the beach is nice for the whole family. Is highly traveled though; lot's of others.

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PA
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375 reviews 375 reviews
172 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not much left of the Peter Iredale due to weather but mostly by choice of the park due to safety issues over the years. It is very easy access to the site with your car and there is ample parking and restrooms at this beach access point. You can get up close during low tide. Recommend the stop especially if... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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165 reviews 165 reviews
45 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

How often do you get to see and touch history in it's original location??? This place is really cool for that aspect, the wreck is stretched out over the coast a bit, but the main remaining section is the first thing you'll see. It's amazing it has weathered the coast for all these years, but it is still there! Nice... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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146 reviews 146 reviews
79 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Hard to imagine that part of this ship is still on beach after 100 years. Beautiful spot to enjoy beach and great photo op. Plenty of free parking.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The shipwreck is on the beach, adjacent to the state park. Beautiful scenery on both the shore and in the park.

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Boulder, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It only takes a few minutes to see, and I wouldn't travel out of my way to see it. But if I was visiting the park, as I was for bike riding, it's worth stopping by and taking a look.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A must see! It is so cool to see an old iron ship rusting on the beach. There are barnacles attached to it. Great photo opportunities. The beach is lovely and a nice place to walk and do some beach combing.

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