Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria

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Step back in time to the age of exploration at Fort Clatsop National Memorial, a replica of the encampment used by Lewis and Clark during their expedition to North America's Pacific Coast. Visit the site of the explorers' log facility through the winter months of 1805 and 1806, and learn about their role in the development of the region through historical recreations and displays documenting their trek. Swing by the visitor center to see exhibits featuring period clothes, tools, dioramas, and interpretive videos related to the journey and the expedition's time in the area. You can also wander the grounds and the nearby nature trails to get out and about in the dense surrounding forest. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fort Clatsop National Memorial and many more Astoria attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Astoria tour planner .
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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 muse...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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