Astoria
including Warrenton & Hammond
Astoria Image

This historic seaport on the Columbia River offers access to several nearby historical attractions and a bustling downtown and riverfront filled with shops, galleries and restaurants. A scenic river walk offers views of the Columbia, often busy with cruise ships and freighters. A restored trolley also runs along the riverfront, past attractions like the Columbia River Maritime Museum and historic piers filled with shops and restaurants. Picturesque Victorian homes dot the hillside above the town and the restored Flavel House mansion offers a glimpse at the city‘s historic past. Above the town, the Astoria Column features panoramic views of the region. Just south of Astoria, the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park's Fort Clatsop Visitors Center features a full size reconstruction of the fort where Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery spent the winter of 1806. Nearby, Fort Stevens State Park offers beach, lake and river access where you can see a replica of a Clatsop Indian longhouse, World War II military fortifications and the beached remains of a 100-year-old shipwreck.

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Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Fort Clatsop is one of 12 sites comprising the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. The fort itself is a replica of the explorers' encampment during the winter of 1805-06. In summer, the visitor center features ranger-led programs and re-enactors...[read more]
Fort Stevens State Park
Fort Stevens State Park
This 4,200 acre park includes a large campground, nine miles of paved bicycle trails and six miles of hiking trails. Explore forests, lakes, wetlands, dunes and beach. Don't miss the over 100-year-old remains of the Peter Iredale shipwreck, Military Museum...[read more]
Astoria Column
Astoria Column
The Astoria Column stands at 600 feet above sea level, atop Astoria's highest point on Coxcomb Hill. The 125-foot column was erected in 1926 in honor of Astoria's explorers and early settlers, and the artwork depicts stages in the settlement...[read more]
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Astoria
including Warrenton & Hammond