Lewis & Clark National Historical Park

Lewis & Clark National Historical Park

Address:92343 Fort Clatsop Rd
Astoria, OR 97103

Phone:503-861-2471
Fax:503-861-2585
Web: www.nps.gov/lewi/
Size: 1,415 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 30th, 2004, incorporating state parks in Washington and Oregon along with the current Fort Clatsop National Memorial, which was established on May 29, 1958.
Location:Park comprises 12 sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast from Long Beach, WA to Cannon Beach, OR. Most of the sites are located near US 101.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail, boat launch.
Activities:Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, wildlife viewing, beachcombing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Preserves sites associated with the arrival and winter encampment of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the lower Columbia River area in the winter of 1805-1806, following its successful crossing of the North American Continent. Fort Clatsop, which was the expedition's winter encampment from December 1805 to March 1806, was already a unit of the National Park Service and has been incorporated into the newly designated national historical park.

See other parks in Oregon.