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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  • We were so glad we made a stop here when passing through Astoria. It's a small museum, and the fort itself is a replica, but there is a lot of great info here. A solid introduction to the Lewis & Clar...  more »
  • The fort is small and will not take much time to check out. The trail that leads to the fort is easy to access and follow. This was a quick stop on our coastal trip and gave us a chance to stretch our...  more »
  • We really enjoyed our visit to Ft. Clatsop where the Lewis and Clark expedition wintered. The park rangers were friendly and informative. They have 2 great videos to watch .. from the Native American ...  more »
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