» Astoria, OR

August 21, 2019 to August 25, 2019
Hosts

Garth Bacon, 408 207-2492 and Diana Tolerico 602-206-2441

Activity Ideas

Fort Clatsop National Park offers guided kayak trips on the river, call (503) 861-4425 to make reservations and for more information. There are also interpretative events at the Fort; movies; a guided river walk; visitors center; and, surrounding area to learn how The Corps of Discovery lived in 1805-6. Fort Stevens: wreck of the Peter Iredale, beach walks, wild life viewing, WWII military installation, views of the mouth of the Columbia. Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center has the only items from The Corps of Discovery in this area; view of the mouth of the Columbia from the Washington side; north of Cape Disappointment is North Head Lighthouse open to public for tours; ship wreck. Seaside and Return of the Salt Makers: first person reenactment of the production of salt for The Corps of Discovery return trip. Astoria: farmers market on Sunday; Astoria Column; Columbia River Maritime Museum; Liberty Theater; Flavel House.

Parking Location

Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center, 92937 Walluski Loop, Astoria, OR

Directions and Other Information

Use address or GPS. Enter Gate 6, which is the 1st gate on the right of the road as you come in. You will see an admissions building for the Fair. The entire parking lot (minus the few demo derby cars) will be available for use! Special price of $10 for dry camping will only be available during the dates of the gathering. The fee will be collected by a WIN volunteer. Dump and water are available.

GPS Coordinates

46.149856, -123.79232Click on link to see Google Map