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Fort Stevens State Park

Address: Astoria, OR
Phone Number: 503-861-1671
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Ranked #3 of 45 things to do in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Portland, Oregon
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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Oregonians are lucky to own this wonderful park. I have camped here many times; rode my bike here; hiked here. In the summer (particularly August) it can be a zoo - so if you don't like crowds, then you should go elsewhere. If you are visiting and just want to explore some of Oregon's coast, you can walk or ride... More 

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Fife, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I visited here on Tuesday. This is a huge park and I was able to visit the area near the military museum. At this time it is only a self tour (spring has guided tours) it was amazing to see all the remains of this area.. The buildings are mostly closed off but to walk thru here you get the... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A great expanse of sandy space with a shipwreck is ruined by the fact that you have to watch your children closely lest they get run over by the many many cars on the road. There are too many other great beaches in Oregon to put this one on the must-see list.

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Rainier, Oregon
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184 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Ft. Stevens provides a clear picture of American military defense before the advent of aerial warfare. The huge twelve-inch 'disappearing' coastal defense rifles made a sea-borne assault difficult if not impossible, but B-17s changed all that. Now all that is left are the redoubts and armory chambers. Great campground during non-tourist season. BTW, it is not IN Astoria; it is... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This park is known for the rain and it definitely lived up to its reputation during the Pineapple Express. Saw lots of tree frogs and one rust colored salamander as we hiked the trails. The military history here is intriguing and makes for some fun climbs. Be very careful with young ones as there are holes that one can fall... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very cool ship to see. Great beach to walk too. It's a family and pet friendly beach. We watched a few kids get soaked when the tide rolled back in..

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a must-stop destination whenever we are in Astoria (6-7 times a year). This former Army fort, built during WWII, is rich with history that spans two centuries. Fort Stevens also holds the dubious honor of being one of two locations on the west coast to be attacked by Japanese submarines during WWII (Gaviota Beach, north of Santa Barbara,... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The drive from portland to Fort stevens is too good. The woods on both sides of the highway is good. Carry your meals with you as there are no restaurants around the place

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Columbus, GA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Fort Stevens was a great day trip during our visit to Astoria. The hiking trails, available camp and yurt sites, and rich history of the park was well worth the visit. If travelling in colder seasons, be sure to pack and wear appropriate cold weather and wind clothing.

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New York City, New York
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187 reviews 187 reviews
100 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Nice state park! The yurts are comfortable and clean. And the opportunities for hiking and walking on the beach are terrific.

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