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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
+1 503-861-2471
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Nice historical site

If you're into history, the Lewis and Clark story is a great one. This is a fascinating and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
byrneg2
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Rockville, Maryland
A great place to visit and to learn about the fronter westward movment..

some of the trails were closed due to high winds, Overall the visit was excellent as most of our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick M
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.
  • Excellent60%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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"lewis and clark expedition"
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"fort clatsop"
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"visitor center"
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"sea trail"
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"winter quarters"
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"american history"
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"re creation"
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"living history"
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"the national park service"
in 7 reviews
"hiking trails"
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"small museum"
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"great stop"
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"per adult"
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"step back in time"
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"oregon coast"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're into history, the Lewis and Clark story is a great one. This is a fascinating and educational look at the place they spent the winter after completing their trek.

Thank byrneg2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

some of the trails were closed due to high winds, Overall the visit was excellent as most of our National Parks are.

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here clearly loves their job. If you ask a question you will get an interesting answer. It has displays for young ( hands on) and old ( antiques/ artifacts) there are paths and a wonderful replica fort that is fun to go in....More

Thank SandyAmanda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the time the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Corps of Discovery had struggled all the way to the Pacific coast, winter was setting in again. They hurriedly built a log fort, with a stockade and rows of tiny log buildings to house the troops....More

Thank Hardly B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice reconstructed fort made exact to what Lewis and Clark stayed in in their winter in Oregon. It is also the same spot they stayed, and fort has nice interpretive center.

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful reproduction of Lewis & Clark's winter fort. Great history, especially if you have read about them. Nice visitor center and Rangers to answer questions.

Thank txbenton4
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I was really looking forward to visiting since I'd read two books about the Lewis and Clark Expedition (there's SO much more to it than we were taught in school!) I highly recommend reading "Undaunted Courage" by Stephen Ambrose before your visit. The 33 men...More

2  Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We parked about a mile away from the fort/museum in one of the site's parking lots and walked through a great interpretive trail with informative visuals and significantly more than ample restroom facilities. The reconstructed fort is historically accurate and very informative of living conditions....More

Thank Kevin N
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

They have an actual replica of how the people at the Fort lived and stories of things that happened there.You get a real feel for how people lived there with the constant threat of Indian attack. I loved it; Real 3-D history reenacted. We need...More

Thank Renee F
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a fascinating place to visit to get a real piece of US history, one which the rest of the world never hears about - great buildings and info

Thank Rob652406
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Judy C
31 March 2018|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
No cost.
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Soph851
15 January 2018|
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Response from 2again | Reviewed this property |
This venue is within 15 minutes of Astoria. It is only closed on Christmas Day.
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Soph851
15 January 2018|
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Response from 2again | Reviewed this property |
It is within 15 minutes of downtown Astoria. It only closes on Christmas Day. Remember to bring your National Park Pass - We forgot ours and it costs to enter.
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