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Fort Stevens State Park, Astoria

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Visit the historical military installations and enjoy the outdoors at . Located at the mouth of Columbia River, the fort played a key coastal defensive role from the Civil War to World War II. You can explore the fort, the abandoned coastal batteries, and the local military museum. Additionally, the park is designed for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Head to its lakes for swimming, canoeing, and fishing. Several facilities are accessible to visitors with disabilities, including a picnic area, restrooms, and warm showers. If you're planning a longer visit, you'll find RV and tent campsites, or you can rent a yurt or a deluxe cabin. Make reservations via telephone. Put Fort Stevens State Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Astoria trip generator.
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  • Fabulous park covering a large area. There are numerous beaches and the one we visited had only a few other people on it. I think you can hire bikes, which I wish we had done as there are miles of wel...  more »
  • We live in Seaside off hwy 26 and we had no idea how many mosquitos we would encounter while camping my grandson 8 yrs old had 39 bites and we used off by the canister all of us they went home on the ...  more »
  • The fort was interesting to go through. The Peter Iredale wreck is kind of fun to see. Both are fun to imagine what it was like back then. The beach was perfect for playing in the water. Sometimes the...  more »

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Luxury hotels and historical inns offer scenic views over the Columbia River. To experience the surrounding countryside as Lewis and Clark did, consider camping at one of the campsites on the outskirts of town, or rent a cabin near the river's shores.
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