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The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks

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Address: Astoria, OR
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Description: Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks...
Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks preserve the historic sites that mark the success of Lewis and Clark in the early 19th century.
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Stand were Lewis and Clark stood

This is the winter encampment of Lewis and Clark. There are recreated buildings and during the summer many reenactments of activities from that time. Kids love it. A small cost... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Portland
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Portland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is the winter encampment of Lewis and Clark. There are recreated buildings and during the summer many reenactments of activities from that time. Kids love it. A small cost to enter. Nice book store also.

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Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Traveled to Astoria specifically to visit the Lewis and Clark sites and were not disappointed. Very, very well done on the part of the National Park Service and State Park Service. Do not miss either site (especially the Interpretive Center in Cape Disappointment.)

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San Rafael, California
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89 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This park has not only history but Rangers that bring that history to life. I was fortunate enough to see some of the Rangers doing demonstrations. This is a unique park with a valuable history for those that listen to it. Geographically easy to walk, historically easy to understand, and nature surrounds you in a most beautiful way. You become... More 

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Louisville, KY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The salt works site is just as described. It's 4-5 metal buckets set atop a reconstructed stone oven with a metal fence around it. It you're short on time, skip this. The beach access by the salt works is nice.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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109 reviews 109 reviews
50 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband is an incurable Lewis and Clark fan. We live in the Midwest but since retiring have traveled to 43 of the 50 states. Wherever we go there always seems to be talk of how did Lewis and Clark do it? Finally, we visited the National/State Parks and had a enjoyable day finding out "how they did it." Remarkable.... More 

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to spend a summer afternoon. There is kayaking (bring your own, or go on a scheduled tour in the summer), biking, hiking, nature, and of course, a lot of history. I was lucky enough to be there to take one of their summer classes. I took a pen calligraphy class. I was the... More 

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Riverside, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The visitor center and the nearby Fort Clatsop were very interesting. The center has many interesting exhibits and a short moive well worth the time. The fort has been rebuilt but because they have the original plans it is very much like the original. There is a small fee but if you have the National Park senior pass it is... More 

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Michigan
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42 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is one of those hisotrical places where you can spend a half of a day or just an hour depending on your interest or time. The exhibits are well done and the park is beautiful for an easy stroll or a longer hike. Glad we stopped.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Museum at Fort Clatsop was excellent and having the live action re-enactment and interactions with some of the characters from the Corps of Discovery was really cool!

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Falls Church, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was the third Lewis and Clark museum we visited on our trip west. There were two different movies about the Lewis and Clark expedition, and wells as many artifacts. It was raining when we visited, so our time outside visiting the reconstructed Fort was quick, and we did not go down to the waterfront. If you are a fan... More 

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