Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks

In 1803, explorers Lewis and Clark launched an expedition west that would take them more than three years to complete. The Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks pay homage to their journey and include two state parks in Washington and three state parks in Oregon. As you wander through the park, you'll reach the reconstruction of Fort Clatsop, where Lewis and Clark stayed with the Corps of Discovery. The parks help you learn more about the importance of this famous expedition.

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks

The Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks let you take a step back in time and follow the footsteps of the expedition through candle-making and flintlock gun demonstrations. Inside the Visitors Center, you can watch a film about the lives of Lewis and Clark and buy books about their journey. The schedule of events also includes many guest lectures and events about the history of Washington and Oregon.

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How To Get To Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks

The Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks are due south of Astoria and located on Fort Clatsop Road. You'll want to take Highway 101 from Astoria until you reach the brown signs that direct you to the different areas inside the park.

Address

92343 Fort Clatsop Rd, Astoria, OR 97103

Fee: Entry fee per person (ages 16+) $10 Children ages 15 and under receive free admission.

One of the best places to see the hazards that Lewis and Clark faced is at the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks. If you want to camp in or around the historical parks or the nearby state parks, renting an RV is a great way to get close to all of the top landmarks.