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

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Its better at the beach!

This should be rated much higher of things to do! It is a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean! Be safe and stay on the viewing platform and off the Jetty!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Deborah L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This should be rated much higher of things to do! It is a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean! Be safe and stay on the viewing platform and off the Jetty!

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Thank Deborah L
Astoria oregon
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1,435 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is incredible views of the bar the coming together of the states of Oregon and Washington. Washington is arms length away, as is beautiful picturesque the little San Francisco like city of Astoria. This area reminds me in many ways of Normandee and Saint Michelle. Beautiful!

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Thank Journeyman644
BC
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We came here on the advise from the kind girl at the marine museum. You certainly can't beat the views especially from parking lot C. Definitely worth the drive.

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Thank Dflyboy
Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Thank Allan W
Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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2 Thank jeff_and_kayla
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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129 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 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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3 Thank Ned K
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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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1 Thank Angel H
Albany, Oregon
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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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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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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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