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The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks

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Address: Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: +1 503-861-2471
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Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks...

Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks preserve the historic sites that mark the success of Lewis and Clark in the early 19th century.

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A little off the beaten path but well worth visiting. Audio visuals were good and short shaded walk to a demonstration area was worthwhile. Pletny of staff available to answer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little off the beaten path but well worth visiting. Audio visuals were good and short shaded walk to a demonstration area was worthwhile. Pletny of staff available to answer your questions and the reconstructed fort was amazing.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

There are 9 parts to this park. We stopped at Fort Clatsop. This national park is just a short distance off highway 101. The park road goes directly to a nice visitors' center. From there, it is a few steps to a reproduction of the winter headquarters of the Lewis and Clark party. The rangers were very helpful and gave... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We visited the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in August 2016. At Fort Clatsop, they had special events throughout the day. Admission was also free.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We came here several years ago and this year we were in the area and made sure we stopped again. This is a wonderful spot to get the feel of what it must have been like when the Lewis and Clark expedition spent the winter here near the mouth of the Columbia River. The visitor center is well though out... More 

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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

The visitor center provided good Lewis and Clark background. The recreated fort showed how they lived. The trail down to the river was beautiful. We had already visited the Lewis & Clark Salt Works in Seaside. We look forward to visiting Cape Disappointment on our Washington trip next year.

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

The location was random and unexpected but if you have an extra half hour, it's worth learning about the history of the US (especially if you are citizen) to learn. The location is beautiful and the staff was helpful and informative. Lots of beautiful greenery to enjoy history and a picnic lunch. We highly recommend buying the National Parks year... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This is a nice little park just perfect for anyone who has an interest in Lewis & Clark. The Fort Clatsop visitor center is very well laid out with very interesting exhibits about Lewis & Clark and their journey. The replica of the fort was neat, but there's not much to see. The walk we took down to the river... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We are big history fans and have both read the journals of Lewis and Clarke and we're excited to visit these sites and they did not disappoint !! We enjoyed the Fort Clapsop site the most, the visitor centre was so good, showing two excellent films alternately, the exhibit was well laid out and very informative as were the rangers... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We stopped at the Fort Clatsop National Historic Park. This was a very interesting rebuilt fort depicting the Lewis and Clark winter encampment near the mouth of the Columbia River. There are rest rooms and a gift shop and rangers to give information and answer questions.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The park and exhibits are top notch. We enjoyed walking through the exhibits inside as much as the trails outside. Also got my Parks passport stamped-always a plus.

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