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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. Make Fort Clatsop National Memorial a part of your Astoria vacation plans using our Astoria vacation generator.
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  • The fort is very small, a few rooms that let you imagine what it was like. Two guides are there to talk about Lewis and Clark but they are not the most forthcoming. Or at least it depends on your grou...  more »
  • After listening to a presentation on the SALTWORKS, which are located in Seaside, I was inspired to hike the Fort to Sea trail. At the Fort, I checked in with the NPS Ranger station to inquire about t...  more »
  • Had a nice time checking out this place. Lot of history about Louis and Clark. Nice replica of the Fort.