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Address: 1 Coxcomb Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503-325-2963
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Description: A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.
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Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach

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I made it to the top!!!

164 steps up a spiral staircase. I was so proud that I didn't 'chicken' out. The view is outstanding. Take the kids!! Be sure to get a airplane from the gift shop $1.00. fun to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Burnaby BC
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Burnaby BC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

164 steps up a spiral staircase. I was so proud that I didn't 'chicken' out. The view is outstanding. Take the kids!! Be sure to get a airplane from the gift shop $1.00. fun to see where they land.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was fun to see, the artworks were amazing! A lot of steps, but worth the climb! Mostly it was fun to see all the history represented in art. Well done!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My favorite memory of Astoria !!! Whenever I travel, I always try to find "the best view". Astoria Column is the best view ! I enjoyed the climb, but I usually do. My husband even made it and felt it was well worth it. Wow! The view of the Columbia River meeting the Pacific Ocean is so amazing. Having recently... More 

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Fresno, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Terrific overall view of the Columbia and surrounding areas. Plenty of history in the exterior artwork and a superb cast-metal relief map outside the column.

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Glen Ellen
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75 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Great column that told the history of the area. It has many stairs which we did not climb. But the view from the tall hill was worth the trip. Nice little bookstore and gift shop. We learned the basis for the word "graffiti." Check it out!

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Lynnwood, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

nice views in all directions...lots of stairs, not wheel chair accessible. view from the top is breath taking - not for people who have a fear of heights. $2.00 parking pass that is good for a year, no admission fee and you can fly gliders off the top of the column.

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El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing site. I did not attempt to climb the 160+ steps to the top, however my Daughter did and she took pictures and got a pin for her accomplishment.. What a great gift to the city of Astoria... it is a must see. By the way, after we crossed the bridge into Washington headed back to Olympia,... More 

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You must stop! We climbed the column with our 10 year old Granddaughter. What a view from the top. Well worth the 185 steps.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Astoria is a lovely, friendly little town. To visit the Column you need to pay 2 dollars to be able to park, but it`s totally worth it. The view is astonishing... Had an amazing time visiting Astoria.

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Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

While in Astoria, if you visit the Maritime Museum, take a moment to make the short drive to the Column built in 1926. Get out and admire the pictorial history on this 125 ft structure. Don't stop there. Climb the 164 stairs that lead to the crows nest giving a panoramic view of Astoria. A look at the rivers, bay,... More 

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