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Fort Clatsop National Memorial

92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
+1 503-861-2471
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A definite must

This is a must for anyone interested in Lewis and Clark in particular and history in general... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
globetrotter51_10
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London, United Kingdom
Fort Clatsop Sabrina's Tale

Fort Clatsop is a short walk from the parking lot past a long boat that caught our eye. We watched... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Sabrina95123
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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A replica of Lewis & Clark's original fort built during their expedition in 1805.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103-8701
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a must for anyone interested in Lewis and Clark in particular and history in general. Watched 2 informative films. Nice to see the view of the native Americans as well as that of the explorers. The fort reconstruction is smaller than expected but...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Fort Clatsop is a short walk from the parking lot past a long boat that caught our eye. We watched a short movie about the hardships of winter at the Fort. Staying dry was the hardest of all the trappers would use green wood which...More

Thank Sabrina95123
Reviewed 30 September 2017

While in Astoria a visit to Fort Clatsop will be an interesting history lesson showing how the pioneers survived in this harsh climate. Take the time to have a guided tour by rangers to maximise the information

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

If you are even a casual student of American history this is a must see. I spent probably an hour here and then actually spent money in the store.

Thank John H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Glad we stopped, nice museum, the actual fort was pretty interesting. Gift shop is well stocked with books and other goodies. Right on the way between Seaside and Astoria, good signs so easy to find.

Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Fort Clatsup is a restoration of the fort constructed by President Thomas Jefferson's Corps of Discovery under the leadership of Lewis and Clark. It is a national park and park passes are honored. This fort was where the Corps spent the rainy winter of 1804-5...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a must-do if you're a Lewis & Clark fan as it really tells the story of their exploration. Even if you're not into Lewis & Clark, it is still w work a visit to see the recreated fort and learn an important aspect...More

Thank Tribe93
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Lewis and Clark then this is a must visit. You can visit the fort reproduction for free but pay the $5 per person and see the display. Two very good films showing a good perspective on their journey and a...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Really enjoyed this attraction. It was not overdone - just nicely done. The recreation of the fort was interesting and the trip down to the river was a nice trip with trees labeled, etc.

Thank Cormick026
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This is the site where Lewis and Clark over wintered and prepared to return east after their journey west. Our volunteer docent added good local information to make the reconstructed fort come alive. The gift shop has items hard to find elsewhere.

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jud0ug
31 August 2017|
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Response from Iyamapirate | Reviewed this property |
pretty sure cruise line offers excursion to fort clatsop
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sjoh123
31 January 2017|
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Response from Colleen S | Reviewed this property |
Fees & Passes Entrance Fees 16 and older - $5 per person - 7 days 15 and younger - free Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Annual Pass The $20 annual park pass covers entrance fee for the pass holder and three other... More
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Socalgalz123
30 December 2016|
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Response from writedesign | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on all outside areas and trails. They are not allowed in the museum portion. The fort itself is so small that you can stand in the doorway and peek in.
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