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Address: 1 Coxcomb Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: +1 503-325-2963
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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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This is a must see location even if you aren't able to climb the tower the view from the base is excellent, assuming there is at least some visibility of course.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Goldendale, Washington, United States
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Goldendale, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see location even if you aren't able to climb the tower the view from the base is excellent, assuming there is at least some visibility of course.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This had an amazing view!!! The sunset is so beautiful!! You can sit on the grass or on the benches around the area. If you don't mind TONS of stairs 164 to be exact, you can climb the stairs to the top of the tower and look out. I am personally afraid of heights BUT I just had to see... More 

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Salem, Oregon, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have been considering visiting the Astoria Column, by all means make your way there. We arrived on a Friday afternoon, it was a bit windy, but not raining. The column itself is adorned with fantastic historical verbage and diagrams, providing a history lesson just by admiring it. Parking was ample at our time of visit. Need a parking... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Your up on a hill far above the Columbia and the Ocean. It is cold and windy. Even in summer it can be cold and windy. So in November when it is raining wear a hat and gloves. Beautiful view, the column itself is carved with the area history, the parking is great and there are restrooms. Be warned the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving up the picturesque streets that look like they run right to waters edge was amazing. The tower was pretty and the views amazing. I did not climb the tower but it was open to climb. I was actually on site about 15 minutes to take pix but a $5 donation was requested by all who park there. When I... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbed up, looked around and headed back down. It was a bit cloudy when we visited but it was still worth a visit.

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Kelso, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The column is absolutely a "must visit" if you go to Astoria. It is interesting by itself and has great views from the top. Be sure to bring a glider airplane to throw from the top!

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Boone, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's tall, cylindrical and a bunch of stairs to climb to the top. Nice views of the area even if you don't decide to climb to the top.

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Silverdale, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2016 marks the 90th anniversary of the Astoria Column. There is a lot of history in the area, so there are many scene engraving about Lewis ad Clark, as well as boating on the column. The stairs to the top may be a bit steep, but the views are worth it. Worth a stop if in the area.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going here since I was a very small child. It's a must see while in Astoria. The little airplanes they sell are fun too

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