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

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Keep driving to the very end!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Ned K
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 53 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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180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 320 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 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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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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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 19 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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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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Address: Astoria, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria

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