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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

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Nice short walk

The kids loved the “Lincoln log houses” this is an amazing replica of Fort Clatsop and gives a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MTKKKF
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Mapleton, Oregon
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Very Informative!!

Fun, Interesting, and well worth the adventure to see how Lewis & Clark and everyone lived. Harsh... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KathyZanoff
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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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 3 days ago

The story of the "Lewis and Clark" expedition westward across North America, is well known. But when they reached the Pacific ocean, they needed a place to regroup and get through the winter. The expedition built a log fort in the woods, near a source...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The kids loved the “Lincoln log houses” this is an amazing replica of Fort Clatsop and gives a nice glimpse into how our forefathers slept, lived and protected themselves.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MTKKKF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, Interesting, and well worth the adventure to see how Lewis & Clark and everyone lived. Harsh winters, hot summers, Indians, lack of food etc! What a way to live and survive. Well worth it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KathyZanoff
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Having traveled the entire Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, Fort Clatsop was one of our final stops. (The true end of the trail is in Seaside.) We visited quite a few interpretive sites and museums dedicated to the Corps of Discovery along the way,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZamiaV
Reviewed November 9, 2018

After watching the move at the visitors center headed to the fort. Its small and dimly light, but probably seemed really nice to the expedition personnel when they stayed the winter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We visited on a rainy day, so we just drove through and didn't spend much time there. There is not much left, but it is an interesting piece of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelinbandman
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum sharing part of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. Helpful docents, a great variety or artifacts from the local area and history of the Fort. Walking trails well marked and kids thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RED945
Reviewed October 23, 2018

A stop at Fort Clatsop National Memorial is worth your time. Well done exhibits and great opportunities for hiking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karren C
Reviewed October 17, 2018

My wife and I recently visited Fort Clatsop and very much enjoyed the experience. They have a very interesting museum housing a collection of artifacts and information about Lewis and Clark. The reproduction of the fort gives you a very good sense of what it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank irawine
Reviewed October 16, 2018

See the movie in the theater. Such a great overview of the journey that culminated here taken by 33 people. Wander the grounds and see a duplicate of the fort they overwintered in. 3 herds of elk roam the park. The abundance of elk is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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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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If you qualify for the senior pass, it is free. Must be 62 years old. A great benefit.
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