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Fort Stevens State Park

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Address: Astoria, OR
Phone Number: 503-861-1671
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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A Real Shipwreck

Never did I think I would see or be able to touch part of a real shipwreck. This is so cool how they have left this amazing piece of history for everyone to enjoy. You are able to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
West Glacier, Montana
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West Glacier, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Never did I think I would see or be able to touch part of a real shipwreck. This is so cool how they have left this amazing piece of history for everyone to enjoy. You are able to understand the real strength of the river and ocean meeting when you see this. Lots of fun.

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Point Pleasant, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My primary visit to Fort Stevens was to view the Wreck of the Peter Iredale. This ship ran ashore on October 25, 1906 and eventually became embedded in the sand on the coast. It is impressive to see in person, and it photographs beautifully. Definitely worth a stop if driving the Northern Oregon coast.

Thank krissalee
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very well maintained, good parking...great place to walk or bike...and see beach, ocean and walkways.

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Everett, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the many forts built in the Pacific Northwest that is now a state park. There is a lot to explore at the old fort. There is also a great beach area that includes the frame of shipwreck. Good place for a family to visit.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To reach the viewing area C at Fort Stevens, it is about a 20 minutes drive off of 101. The entrance to the park that will take you to the viewing area is the one to the north. Just follow the signs indicating Columbia River. At area C there is an elevated platform with two sets of solid stairs to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large area, some can be driven, Fort built early 20th century. Used extensively in WWII. Talks about Japanese sub attack on our soil. Great visitor center, film gives wonderful oral history from people who were there. Like exploring ruins, this is for you.

Thank teklamom
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We began the visit going to the shipwreck. Not much of it left, but we had to go see. Went on to the vista where you can see the Columbia and Pacific ocean, quite interesting. We ended at Ft. Stevens, also interesting.

Thank NewMexicoGrammer
Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peter Irondale Shipwreck is one of our most favorite places to stop. With the tides & the seasons changes so does this beautiful part of history. Every time we have gone.... the shoreline has been different and the portion of "how much of the ship you can see" has covered and uncovered a little part of the mystery of this... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This offers an amazing shipwreck that you can (carefully) climb on and let your imagination reign. What a sight!

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to checkout Fort Stevens SP. It was a good choice. The South Jetty was very pretty and windy with a lookout deck. The is a beach with a shipwreck and also another area with a view of the river. The forest area is very pretty. It is worth a visit. It is a nice place to visit when... More 

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