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“Climb It!”
Review of Astoria Column

Astoria Column
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$100.00*
and up
Oregon Coast Day Trip: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock
Ranked #2 of 56 things to do in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.
Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you build it, the tourists will come! The view is fabulous from the top, if you can manage the 164-step climb up a small winding staircase. Definitely worth your time on a clear day.

Thank 103PatD
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

We started our Oregon Coast vacation in Astoria and on our list of things to do was the Astoria Column. It was an interesting landmark that our kids enjoyed visiting. Unbelievable view from the top of the column and definitely something to check out when you are in Astoria.

Thank MayesFamily
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Found this in a guide book and decided to see what it was. The city did a superb job in restoring the column detailing Lewis and Clark's exploration of the northwest. The view from parking lot is worth the ride up but the view from the top of the pillar is spectacular. Well worth the $2 to park.

Thank McWett
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you've been driving too long (brain falling asleep and limbs numb?) and also want to see the beautiful place where the Columbia River's mouth meets the ocean, you will love this spot. Prepare to walk a ton of stairs. After that you reach a viewing platform that on even a semi-clear day is worth the walk. Just pace yourself! It's not a lighthouse, but you get the feeling you've been in one. We've been here in all kinds of weather on our many trips to and through Astoria, and it is a great place to stop and feel a bit more of a "king of the world" than usual.

Thank J W
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Felt like it was in San Fran driving up and after little walk to the top of the column had incredible views of the entire NW OR area.
We had no kids so we skipped the obligatory airplane tose

Thank dolphan39
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