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Address: 1 Coxcomb Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503-325-2963
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.

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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1st time ever being here , just had to try it , so worth the stop . the view will blow you away . great area just to walk around . there is a 5.00 parking feee but its good for... read more

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Blaine, Washington
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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1st time ever being here , just had to try it , so worth the stop . the view will blow you away . great area just to walk around . there is a 5.00 parking feee but its good for the calendar year

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best views you can get in the area, you are able to see the mouth of the Columbia river from below and the top of the Astoria Column. The Column is 164 stairs to the top and well worth the climb for the view. The only cost to enter is for parking which is $5, if you... More 

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Augusta, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family rolled their eyes when I said "we are going up to the column". Then they apologized. The kids (ages 18, 14, 14) and husband loved it. By an airplane before you walk up the stairs!

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Astoria Column. When one drives into the park, one pays a $5.00 car fee. The pass is good for a year. We liked the views from there although it was overcast and a bit foggy. We enjoyed seeing the historic pictures that decorate Astoria Column. We also watched as children flew paper airplanes from the top of... More 

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Suquamish
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took our 4 kids up to the top all 164 stairs. They threw their airplanes off the top and were amused by watching them fly down. We were able to retrieve 2 of our 4 planes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having extra time we went here, but we now highly recommend it to any visitor to make a part of their plans from the start. Set your GPS for "Coxcomb Drive" and you will climb up the hills and twisting road in the park area until you are there. The monument itself is impressive and has the history of the... More 

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Cheshire, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For a small parking fee this is a bargain. Good climb to the top and do buy the balsa airplanes in the gift shop to fly from the top - why should the kids have all the fun!

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view alone is worth the trip up to the column. It's a great overview of the town, the river and surrounding area. The column itself boasts a beautifully rendered timeline of the area. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Get an airplane in the gift shop first to throw when you get to the top! Lots of stairs up a tight spiral staircase. There are several landings to stop on. It made me dizzy to climb around to the top, but the view was worth it. We did have to pay $5 to park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view was worth the trek to the top. My wife doesn't do well with heights, but stopped at landings along the way up, and did great at the observation deck. $5 collected as you drive in (on a Saturday). Otherwise, looks like the honor system (pay at the gift shop). Refurbished mural on outside looks great. Didn't this used... More 

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