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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

Closes in 21 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We are on a 44 day road trip (we did 35 days last year) visiting areas of the country we haven’t... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sklovessummer
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Selbyville, Delaware
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Nice to see and hear history. Saw the exhibits, watched the film and toured the fort. Stayed for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JEAN1999
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Phoenix, Arizona
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are on a 44 day road trip (we did 35 days last year) visiting areas of the country we haven’t seen but mostly visiting national parks. Honestly, we didn’t even have this stop on our itinerary until a nephew who lives in Tacoma suggested...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sklovessummer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice to see and hear history. Saw the exhibits, watched the film and toured the fort. Stayed for the one hour ranger talk which was very informative. Ranger answered a lot of questions and were well versed. Worth seeing

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JEAN1999
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fort Clatsop was a nice little stop off connecting us back to the earlier history of Oregon. It can be a good reminder or a new learning opportunity for individuals/couples/families of the challenges overcome by others to explore, settle and maintain new areas in this...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank michaelklimowicz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Fort Clatsop as a tour from River boat. This replica of the Lewis and Clark compound where they spent the winter is very well reproduced and run by the National Park Service. It appears to be authentic and is, in my opinion, worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fuzzster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk through the gates and really get what went on here. The fort is a replica sited as closely as possible to where they think the original was but rendered accurately to great detail. Lewis and Clark were Army officers leading a select team of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get to feel how Lewis and Clark experienced their winter stay. Part of our Oregon history not to be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Culture772587
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a history buff, Fort Clatsop is full of history of the early 1800's. A village comparable to the original fort is a short walk from the museum. Park Rangers and individuals in period attire also provide detailed info on the Corp of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vicki V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Clatsop National Memorial is an interesting stop on The Oregon Lewis and Clark Trail. Although the explorers time there wasn't exactly pleasant, the interpretive center and recreated fort with costumed interpreters makes for an enjoyable few hours. There is a boardwalk to the Lewis...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kitchengardener
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

whats not to love about locoal history, a great adventure for all ages, a hands on outdoor experience with amazing views

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nancylM8062BO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent information about the town while riding this trolley up and down the boardwalk of Astoria.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara V
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Cosmopolitan32745
June 8, 2019|
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Response from Deb K | Reviewed this property |
We had a driver who waited in the Car for us. I believe they charged for parking but we didn’t pay as he was with the car Enjoy
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If you want to be thorough, allow three hours.
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