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Description: The point at which the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean.

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Great Sunset

There is an observation platform at the South Jetty to view the waves crashing on the rocks with having to climb on them. Great view of the sunset and across the Columbia to Cape... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

There is an observation platform at the South Jetty to view the waves crashing on the rocks with having to climb on them. Great view of the sunset and across the Columbia to Cape Disappointment in WA.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

North on Ridge Road and then Jetty Road all the way north will get you out to the spit and as close to the mouth of the Columbia that you can travel by vehicle. At the end of the road, the western fork takes you plenty of parking near a viewing platform overlooking the south jetty with great views of... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Uncrowded beaches, with great ocean or river views! My favorite is the very last one (Parking Lot D), where you can usually see lots of shorebirds on the south "wildlife viewing" side, which is nice and protected when that fair weather north wind is howling. And in mid- to late summer, if you walk around the point to the north... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

You can see everything it was real windy but the kids had a ball. and you can access the beach. there are bathrooms

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Albany, Oregon
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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
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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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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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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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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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23 attraction reviews
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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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