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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Great for all Lewis and Clark Fans

Great place that oozes history of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Great museum and recreation of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
beagleshnout
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Abilene, Kansas
Interesting historical site

This replica of Lewis and Clark's winter camp is worth a stop. Try to get there when the staff is... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2018
CMN14
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Boise, Idaho
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.
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92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place that oozes history of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Great museum and recreation of campsites. The woods are gorgeous.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank beagleshnout
Reviewed 22 December 2018

This replica of Lewis and Clark's winter camp is worth a stop. Try to get there when the staff is giving demonstrations or talks that cover the history of that era -- they do a terrific job.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CMN14
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This fort reproduction has been done recently and is a good replica of the original. The unusual fireplaces, simple structures, room layouts for the various occupants, and the dreariness of a rainy October day all brought the pieces together for us. My readings have shown...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

The story of the "Lewis and Clark" expedition westward across North America, is well known. But when they reached the Pacific ocean, they needed a place to regroup and get through the winter. The expedition built a log fort in the woods, near a source...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The kids loved the “Lincoln log houses” this is an amazing replica of Fort Clatsop and gives a nice glimpse into how our forefathers slept, lived and protected themselves.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Fun, Interesting, and well worth the adventure to see how Lewis & Clark and everyone lived. Harsh winters, hot summers, Indians, lack of food etc! What a way to live and survive. Well worth it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KathyZanoff
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Having traveled the entire Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, Fort Clatsop was one of our final stops. (The true end of the trail is in Seaside.) We visited quite a few interpretive sites and museums dedicated to the Corps of Discovery along the way,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ZamiaV
Reviewed 9 November 2018

After watching the move at the visitors center headed to the fort. Its small and dimly light, but probably seemed really nice to the expedition personnel when they stayed the winter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We visited on a rainy day, so we just drove through and didn't spend much time there. There is not much left, but it is an interesting piece of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travelinbandman
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful museum sharing part of the Lewis and Clark expeditions. Helpful docents, a great variety or artifacts from the local area and history of the Fort. Walking trails well marked and kids thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jet794819
16 September 2018|
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Response from circa2015 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other people who have responded. Check the web site or call them for the current schedule. We went at a time when the visitor center was open and volunteer re-enactors answered questions. I thought that... More
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Response from sandra s | Reviewed this property |
March is still pretty cold and wet, April is a tad warmer but the Oregon coast is always pretty cool no matter when you go. between the two months I would choose April just because March is still winter and you can get some... More
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If you qualify for the senior pass, it is free. Must be 62 years old. A great benefit.
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