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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 museum is very educational and our group learned a lot more about Lewis and Clark than we previously knew. Especially enjoyed talking with the ranger in the fort area outside for more details. It ...  more »
  • A restored fort that was winter headquarters for the Lewis and Clark expedition. The visitor censhed in an hour. It was even a slightly rainy day when weter tells the story. The tour of the fort can b...  more »
  • Nice museum with a lot of information on Lewis and Clark. They have a couple of movies also. We walked out through the woods to the replica of the Fort. There are trails out to the canoe launch on the...  more »