We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A Most Important Part of Your Lewis and Clark History Tour

It will take you 15 minutes at most if you read all of the historical markers. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
NTSU1975
,
Georgetown, Texas
Quick stop

5-10minutes is all that is needed to see how Lewis and Clark boiled off salty sea water to leave... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MTKKKF
,
Mapleton, Oregon
via mobile
Read all 62 reviews
13
All photos (13)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fort clatsop”(5 reviews)
“sea water”(5 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
Lewis & Clark Way, Seaside, OR 97138
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (62)
Filter reviews
62 results
Traveller rating
22
24
15
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
22
24
15
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fort clatsop sea water piece of history history lesson lewis clark interesting site to visit history buffs will love return trip home winter stay white men residential area quick look columbia river local history expedition replica ancestors
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 62 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

It will take you 15 minutes at most if you read all of the historical markers. It is a reconstruction on a site verified by past historians in the area. It is located in the midst of homes, but that is not unusual for history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

5-10minutes is all that is needed to see how Lewis and Clark boiled off salty sea water to leave salt. This is one of those historic sites where it’s great to see it at least once. Roadside parking makes for an easy hop out and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MTKKKF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love history as we do, the Lewis & Clark Salt Works are a must-see. Located just off the south end of the promenade, the historic site provides information boards that explain what transpired as the explorers set about the difficult task of making...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Luv2TvlwU
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The historical markers are worth a visit if you are walking along the prom. Otherwise don't bother, continue on your walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KWAJT
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Located right off the Prom. Informative signage and the site is well preserved. A Lewis and Clark discovery site.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GRAMBECKY42
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Visiting the Salt Cairns is just one of the many interesting Lewis and Clark Sites on the North Pacific Coast. I encourage everyone to seek out as many of these sights as possible while in the area. Not only will you develop an even greater...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MiaAmica
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I am retired as a college professor of American history, which means that I often seek out historical sites when I travel. Lewis and Clark are everywhere on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. The main site is Fort Clatsop (their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stephenkQ4714NB
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is a small place in the middle of a residential area next to the sea. We love history, and this is an important part of the story of Lewis and Clark's stay during a bad winter before returning to the East. A historical puzzle...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sandra T
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Kind of cool to think of some of the things the expedition had to go through to survive and prepare for their return trip - kind of like being able to walk in their shoes with none of the hardships

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mrcharlesc2017
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This is only a 5 minute diversion for most, but what a wonderful opportunity to see firsthand part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The site seems well maintained and the information plaque was informative. It's worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shirley J
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 nearby hotels
Inn at the Shore
435 reviews
.48 km away
Tides By The Sea
116 reviews
.50 km away
Sandy Cove Inn
632 reviews
.52 km away
Paradise Suites
158 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 122 nearby restaurants
Osprey Cafe
314 reviews
.48 km away
Angelina's Pizzeria & Cafe
367 reviews
.48 km away
Tsunami Sandwich Company
319 reviews
.95 km away
Bell Buoy of Seaside
309 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 50 nearby attractions
Seaside Beach
127 reviews
.97 km away
Turnaround at Seaside
728 reviews
1.02 km away
Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area
85 reviews
.47 km away
Seaside Inverted Experience
40 reviews
.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lewis & Clark Salt Works staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines