Your Adventure in History

Explore the timeless rainforests and majestic coastal vistas. Discover the rich heritage of the native people. Unfold the dramatic stories of America's most famous explorers. The park encompasses sites along the Columbia River and the Pacific Coast. Follow in the footsteps of the explorers and have an adventure in history.

Fort Clatsop

Plan Your Visit

Where should I go? What should I do? How much does it cost? All the information you need to plan your visit.

Two Roosevelt elk at the edge of a forest

Learn About the Park

Explore the nature, people and history of Lewis and Clark NHP, or look into educational opportunities and programs for kids.

Paddlers in colorful kayaks paddle on the Lewis and Clark River

Paddle Quest

Participants will paddle along the Lewis and Clark River and find clues to solve a puzzle.

Four rangers in a line shooting black powder muzzle loaders

Fort Programs

Experience Fort Clatsop come alive during summer and winter ranger programs. Rangers in costume lead demonstrations and tell stories.

Volunteer paints a child's face

Have fun at Kid Corps!

Join us every Wednesday from July 3rd through August 29th for crafts and stories geared toward kids 3-10 years old.

Six students holding up an elk skull and hide with an adult standing nearby

Plan a Field Trip

We have guided and self-guided education programs at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.

Runners taking off at the starting line

Join us for the South Slough Scramble!

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park hosts the annual free South Slough Scramble fun run.

Guest speaker signing a book for an audience member.

Guest Lecture Series

Be a life long learner at one of our monthly guest lectures running October through May.

Volunteers Beth and Dave

Volunteer with Us

You can help the park by volunteering in a variety of roles. Come join us!

Big Tree


Visit the website in Spanish for Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.

Last updated: August 13, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


(503) 861-2471

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