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The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks

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Address: Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: +1 503-861-2471
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Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks...

Located in the states of Washington and Oregon, these national parks preserve the historic sites that mark the success of Lewis and Clark in the early 19th century.

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Fort Clatsop is the Highlight

Only visited Fort Clatsop, which is the only section under the control of the NPS. The trail to the fort reconstruction is quite short and well worth it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 August 2016
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a series of state parks that are now also a National Park devoted to Lewis and Clark and their journey to the Pacific Ocean. The main park at Fort Clasop has a recreated fort. The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center on the Washington side of the River is more of a museum dedicated to the journey of these... More 

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Only visited Fort Clatsop, which is the only section under the control of the NPS. The trail to the fort reconstruction is quite short and well worth it.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

There are several parks that make up the Lewis and Clark park system and they are all pretty incredible in their own way. The fort is cool, with a great little museum and interpretive trail. There are a couple of lighthouses that are just stunning and if you walk out on the jetty, you can see them both at once!... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Wonderful national park full of friendly staff. Always something to learn and explore . Demonstrations and talks. Many trails at different level to take a walk or a hike. Can get busy but on busy weekend they were offering shuttle. One of my favorite spots to walk on the northern coast

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philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were greeted by a docent who guided our visit to the fort first, describing all along the way, very interesting information about the 80 or so days the expedition spent in this locale. The museum offered a terrific book store as well as a couple different films to further enhance the experience. The displays were well done also.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was so excited to visit the park and learn more about Lewis & Clark's expedition and winter spent at Fort Clatsop. Before traveling to the area a friend had recommended reading Ambrose's "Undaunted Courage" about the expedition. What a great read and it added a lot to my anticipation and enjoyment of the visit to the Park. We started... More 

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Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We went for a short visit on our way out of Astoria. The film was really informational and provided a lot of great background and details about the expedition. We did a ranger program on a gun which was great. We walked through the fort and learned about ink as well as how the expedition lived during the winter. My... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The kids loved it... so much to see and learn.. Ample parking, hiking near by. love the history and sharing it with family visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Reconstructed winter camp of the Lewis and Clark expedition with costumed interpreters, a museum, and film. Great way to learn about and experience history.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Excellent park with the impressive Lewis and Clark column as its main attraction. Beautiful views overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River, out to the Pacific Ocean. Well worth the visit and moderate entrance fee.

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