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Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Astoria

Categories: National Parks, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
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. Make Fort Clatsop National Memorial a part of your Astoria vacation plans using our Astoria vacation generator.
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  • This is a very well maintained National Park that focuses obviously on the Lewis and Clark expedition. The film is very educational and the fort reconstruction is very well done. There are many hiking...  read more »
  • Be sure to watch the film about the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the visitor's center. It was very good. 
  • From the museum, the hike among huge Sitka pines to the the fort, we were really enthraled with this 'attraction' The fort reconstruction was completed with period tools and materials found on the sit...  read more »
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