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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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Nice historical outpost

Fort Clatsop is about 20 minutes from Astoria in the northwest corner of Oregon and marks the spot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SnowyShasta
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Portland, Oregon
A wonder

A small facimilie of the fort Lewis and Clark built and an interpretative centre. I thought it gave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barganax
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Reading, England
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.
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92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fort Clatsop is about 20 minutes from Astoria in the northwest corner of Oregon and marks the spot where Lewis and Clark spent their winter after reaching the Pacific Ocean. The original fort no longer exists, but there is a very nice reproduction that has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small facimilie of the fort Lewis and Clark built and an interpretative centre. I thought it gave a real feel as to how the site must have looked when constructed. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lewis and Clark stayed here in the winter of 1805-1806 and the Park Service and volunteers have done a lot of help us appreciate the feat as well as enjoy the beautiful setting. The towering trees are beautiful (think of the California redwood forest or...More

Thank CC C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a lover of history I visit every available historical spot when I travel. I am blessed to have Fort Clatsop National Monument nearby and visit it frequently. There is always something special happening there on the week-ends and the museum and grounds are opened...More

Thank MiaAmica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location. The fort is a recreation. Nicely done.great walk with a volunteer who explained things and pointed out plants and trees. We watched two interesting films in the visitor center. Worth the visit.

Thank Isabel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was very interesting and the movie was very well done. The Rangers were helpful and we enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent summer visit to Fort Clatsop, we thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful hiking paths, informative exhibits and films, plus seeing so many families out in nature learning about NW history. This National Memorial is extremely well done, and includes a well stocked bookshop. The...More

Thank Alice F
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The scenery in the area is great. The fort is a recreation based on diaries and native descriptions. A cool insight to the expedition and their awful experience while in Oregon.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Very accessible park. The architecture is low key and fits with the PNW landscape. View the two excellent movies in the Visitor Center explaining the historical significance of Ft. Clatsop for the new ameican government and the Clatsop tribe, then move on through the reconstructed...More

Thank Chrysser
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Beautiful area with replica winter fort for the Lewis and Clark expedition wintering site. Excellent movies and display area. Parking is adequate. Many hiking trails.

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Jet794819
September 15, 2018|
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Response from circa2015 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other people who have responded. Check the web site or call them for the current schedule. We went at a time when the visitor center was open and volunteer re-enactors answered questions. I thought that... More
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Michelle M
July 29, 2018|
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Response from sandra s | Reviewed this property |
March is still pretty cold and wet, April is a tad warmer but the Oregon coast is always pretty cool no matter when you go. between the two months I would choose April just because March is still winter and you can get some... More
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Judy C
March 31, 2018|
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If you qualify for the senior pass, it is free. Must be 62 years old. A great benefit.
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