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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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The Columbia River enters the Pacific Ocean at the Clatsop Spit

The Columbia River enters the Pacific Ocean at the Clatsop Spit. The Clatsop Spit can be viewed in Fort Stevens State Park. The entire park has lots of things to see and do. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
M J
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbia River enters the Pacific Ocean at the Clatsop Spit. The Clatsop Spit can be viewed in Fort Stevens State Park. The entire park has lots of things to see and do. There is tower where we viewed the Columbia River, Pacific Ocean and jetty. There were surfers in the water as well as fishermen on the jetty. The... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We were camped at the fort and came here to see the waves from the viewing tower. The weather was flat calm for the days we were here, but the Columbia and the Pacific create some wonderful waves around here. No wonder that even the small boats can have trouble here at the mouth. We want to come back here... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Make sure to go out to the observation tower that overlooks the jetty. It's where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. The waves against the rocks are incredible and the views are spectacular!

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1 Thank Trave2leverywhere
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Good display of the fort that Lewis and Clark spent the winter in. The film was way average, really not much content. We felt like it could have been better. There is a lot more history here than what was talked about. A better plan might be for you to bone up on your history before your visit here. A... More 

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Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Don't miss the opportunity to drive out to the jetty observation tower. Panoramic views, great waves, and definitely worth the drive!

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Central Oregon, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited the jetty as a result of a visit to the Maritime Museum. I wanted to see the waves caused by the clash of the Pacific and Columbia River. The site is beautiful with lots of beach to walk; away from jetty. The view from the top of the observation deck, built by The Army Corp of Engineers, provides... More 

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Forrest Station
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Not too far of a drive to take in some great ocean views. Magnificent wave action against the rock jetty. Beautiful panoramic view of the ocean, north jetty, Columbia river and the Oregon coastline.

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Thank Irene F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

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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Astoria oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 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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BC
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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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