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Address: Astoria, OR
Description: The point at which the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean.

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Incredible Natural Area

If we lived closed, we would be here frequently. Love the places that you add to your itinerary at the last moment, and they steal your heart! The birds were a kick, the land and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Albany, Oregon
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Albany, Oregon
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

If we lived closed, we would be here frequently. Love the places that you add to your itinerary at the last moment, and they steal your heart! The birds were a kick, the land and waterscapes were breathtaking and we were just entranced by the simple beauty of this place. Sat on a log and watched the river traffic, clamored... More 

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Columbus, GA
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Clatsop Spit is part of the Fort Stevens State Park. It ha good trails to walk and explore. I strongly recommend bringing a jacket to shield yourself from the wind that tends to blow through here; there are fewer trees here to break it up.

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PA
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411 reviews
180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great views, sand, and the Peter Iredale wreckage ... Located in Fort Stevens State Park ... easy and ample parking

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Larkspur, Colorado
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187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It seems like the beaches and seagrasses here go on for miles and miles. We saw many kite flyers here, and in the breeze, a great place to fly their colorful kites. There were also many sand castles under construction and many parents with kids, running the surf. Another cool feeling here is that you are at one of the... More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Loved the ocean view and the long white sand beaches. There is a bathroom there (a "nice" version of an outhouse) and an elevated lookout point. But the walk past this along the rocky wall to the beach itself. Lots of little crabs and other sea-critters to enjoy in the tidepools as the tide comes in and the huge beach... More 

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La Mesa, California
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A solitary and windy place, and well worth a stop. Climb the tower and you're rewarded with views for miles. No one was there the day we visited. A definite plus for photographers.

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Cranbrook
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We drove out to the end of the spit as far as we could go. Went down to the beach, saw whales just offshore, saw bull elk and deer in this park. Happy that we took the drive out there, well worth it.

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Boise, Idaho
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

A perfect natural area at Fort Steven's State Park. This is an easy access area with multiple beaches and views.

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Costa Mesa, California
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

When visiting Astoria, one of our first stops is the Clatsop Spit and the Viewing Platform erected by the Coast Guard, I believe. We have been there when the sun is out and when the weather has been really nasty. The views are forever changing and you get a real feel for what Mother Nature can do and what a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We enjoyed walking along the sandy beach, although the wind was strong. We saw many fishermen, hoping to catch a salmon or other fish as the tide came in.

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Address: Astoria, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria

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