Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria

4.6
#3 of 6 in Nature in Astoria
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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  • It was raining when we visited, but we watched the short film about the history of the Clatsop Indians and their dealings with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The film was very good and educational.....  more »
  • This all started when I viewed Ken Burns documentary of the "Corps of Discovery" lead by Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806. The Astoria - Cannon Beach areas possess several historic sites related to this.....  more »
  • This is a replica of the original fort built by Lewis and Clark to be used as a place to stay for the winter. it has interesting videos and exhibits. There is a $10 per person fee to enter but it...  more »

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