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Fantastic !

Go to the observation deck at the north end, amazing views, you can see the ocean on one side and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
team503modstock
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Portland, Oregon
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We live in the Portland area and have a home in Seaside, too. We always bring visitors and family... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
frontporch75
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Wilsonville, Oregon
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The point at which the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean.
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Astoria, OR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to the observation deck at the north end, amazing views, you can see the ocean on one side and the Columbia on the other. If you travel onward, it will dead end. Part of the way between the observation area and end parking lot...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We live in the Portland area and have a home in Seaside, too. We always bring visitors and family to this spot to see the Pacific Ocean greet the might Columbia River. From the tower you see the the waters joining and see the enormous...More

2  Thank frontporch75
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Was very impressed at how many trails and parking areas and interpretive signs there were. Great view from the tower - although it was moving in the wind when I was there which might not be to everyone's taste. Just a great viewpoint and a...More

1  Thank Raoul M
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

You must go up on the tower deck to see the overlook. View is amazing. Even if the day is cloudy you might better understand this place and see were river meets with salty ocean.

1  Thank Anna G
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Great view that helps create a better understanding of our attempts to try to create a predictable and safe shipping lane. You can also see what a massive undertaking the building of the jetty was. While inside Fort Stevens make sure you stop at the...More

3  Thank Kevin N
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

We enjoyed the spit. We saw the Columbia River and ocean from the Astoria Column but that was at a distance. From the spit you can see the north and south levies at the mouth of the river from an elevated platform, and learn some...More

2  Thank VacavilleSherry
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

This is not your normal Tourist or Travelers view of this attraction, this is a Fisherman's view. Clatsop Spit has multiple Tourist attractions, but the fishing is what has drawn me to the Spit since 1967. I have learned to read her waters, moods and...More

5  Thank Mack R
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

When you get there, it doesn't look like much but a field, some rocks, parking lot, outhouse and a tower you can walk up. BUT ... WOW what a view from the top!!!! Its kind of amazing and seeing how there is this wall of...More

3  Thank crzyshutterb
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

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...More

2  Thank M J
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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...More

1  Thank Tom W
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DoyleH63
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
The views are awesome and you get to see the landscape even from the car park at the base of the tower never mind going all the way to the top. The guide only takes about 10 minutes if they are going that late in the season.
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