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What’s not to love about a historic column, an excellent view, paper airplanes and a bit of exercise. I saw deer on the drive up to the column. To top it off, your low cost parking pass is good for a year.
Lots of opportunities for climbing hills and stairs for young people with lots of energy. Stop at the gift shop at the bottom to purchase gliders to toss from the top of the tower. Prepare your small children for the loss of the glider before...More
Want a Sweeping View you say?? Well look no further than the Astoria Column, located where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean, on a hill top in Astoria Oregon! A circular stair case takes you up (about 200 steps or so,) to an Amazing...More
Plan about 30 minutes. Go in the gift shop first and buy a 1$ balsa wood glider to toss off the landing. Each one flies a little differently. Well worth the climb to the top, the views on the somewhat foggy day were breathtaking. Can’t...More
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the $5 parking fee is the only fee, well worth the money for the spectacular views and a full year of visits if you plan to travel back to the area. Definitely recommend purchasing the little planes in the gift shop before... More
the $5 parking fee is the only fee, well worth the money for the spectacular views and a full year of visits if you plan to travel back to the area. Definitely recommend purchasing the little planes in the gift shop before heading upstairs if you have kids! I don't know how much they are as we were unaware of this before we climbed but we saw several kids having a blast with them.