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Address: 1 Coxcomb Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number:
+1 503-325-2963
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.

A 125-foot column which sits atop of Coxcomb Hill overlooking Astoria.

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Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
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Commanding view even if you don't climb the column

Follow the icons on the pavement up the hill to the Astoria column - there is a commanding view even if you don't climb the stairs to the top.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Elmira, New York
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Elmira, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Follow the icons on the pavement up the hill to the Astoria column - there is a commanding view even if you don't climb the stairs to the top.

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Reedsport, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up the steps at night and were treated to a wonderful view of the city and the river. The tower and artwork is so impressive! So glad it has been restored and cared for.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous and obligatory if you've come this far. Be warned it is quite windy and a bit chilly up there, but still lovely and well worth it.

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Thank MapesA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't consider myself afraid of heights, but climbing the spiral staircase to the viewing deck was a little nerve wracking. Much taller than it seems. Rewarded with a spectacular view of the area at the top though!

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Edmonds, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely restored. Did miss the old log slice that was labeled with significant moments of history, including the birth of Christ.

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Aloha, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked up from town, probably not something we would do again, but it was a pleasant, if steep, journey. After recovering from our journey, we continued up the 164 steps to the top of the column. It was cold and windy, but the vistas were more than worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a must visit! Before I went up there, i thought it just like a normal view of river etc. But once I was up there, i was really amazed with the view. 360 fantastic view. It couldnt be describe by words.

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Thank Bal K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique and interesting local find. The 360 degree view of Astoria and the Columbia River make the short drive well worth the time. There is a small gift shop where many unique items are available. The climb to the top of the column is 164 steps on a spiral staircase what provides a breathtaking view from the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a clear day this will give you a great view of the area. They charge $5 to enter the park and explore area. Great place to come for a picnic or climb the tower if you'd like.

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Cove, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were disapointed this trip. $5 to park the car. Did not stay... Will try again in the off season.

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