Astoria Exploring

  • Astoria, Fort Clatsop National Park
    Fort Clatsop National Park

    Fort Clatsop National Park

    (503) 861-2471
    92343 Fort Clatsop Rd
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://www.nps.gov/lewi/index.htm

    See a replica of Fort Clatsop, with an interpretive center offering an exhibit hall, gift shop and two educational films. The center features ranger-led programs, costumed rangers in the fort and trailheads for the Fort To Sea Trail and Netul River Trail and a picnic area.

  • Astoria Shallon Winery
    Shallon Winery

    Shallon Winery

    503-325-5978
    1598 Duane Street
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://shallon.com/

    “The winemaker at Shallon Winery is Paul van der Veldt. He is also the owner and the host. It is he that most times would greet you, show you the winery, serve you tastes of the current wines, interrogate you as to your occupations, discuss dining at length within a fifty mile radius, and possibly offend you if your questions or comments provoke a curmudgeonly philosophical response.

  • Astoria Heritage Museum
    Heritage Museum

    Heritage Museum

    503-325-2203
    16th and Exchange
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://www.cumtux.org

    Features permanent exhibits interpreting Clatsop County’s history, including natural history, geology, Native American artifacts, early immigrants and settlers of the region, and important nautical events. The building contains over 10,000 cataloged historic photographs

  • Astoria Goonies
    Goonies

    Goonies

    503-325-6311
    732 Duane Street
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://love-and-adventure.com/goonies-tour-of-astoria-or/

    The Goonies is a favorite movie from the 80s and many of its scenes were filmed in and around Astoria. We see many fans of the film visiting our community each week, some making the journey just to see the “goondocks” themselves and others adding it on to a trip to the Northwest or Astoria.

  • Astoria Flavel House Museum
    Flavel House Museum

    Flavel House Museum

    (503) 325-2203
    441 8th St
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://www.cumtux.org/default.asp?pageid=35&deptid=1

    A historic 1885 Queen Anne Style Victorian Home and period furnishings enable visitors to imagine life at the turn of the last century, with hipped roof, balconies, verandas and three-story tower,all restored to original form

  • Astoria Columbia River Maritime Museum
    Columbia River Maritime Museum

    Columbia River Maritime Museum

    (503) 325-2323
    1792 Marine Drive
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://www.crmm.org

    The Museum specializes in maritime artifacts from the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest with a collection that has grown to more than 30,000 objects, 20,000 photographs, and a 10,000-volume research library – making it one of the foremost repositories of Pacific Northwest maritime artifacts in the country. Rotating exhibits and programs geard for adults and children. 1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103. (503) 325-2323.

  • Astoria-Megler Bridge
    Astoria-Megler Bridge

    Astoria-Megler Bridge

    Across the Mouth of the Columbia
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://columbiariverimages.com/Regions/Places/astoria_megler_bridge.htmlThe Astoria-Megler Bridge, which was formally dedicated August 27, 1966, stretches 4.1 miles from Astoria, Oregon, across the mouth of the Columbia River, to Point Ellice, Washington. Its construction was an impressive feat. The bridge’s main span is 1,232 feet in length, the longest “continuous truss” in the nation.

  • Astoria Column
    Astoria Column

    Astoria Column

    503-325-2963
    2199 Coxcomb Drive
    Astoria, OR 97103
    http://www.astoriacolumn.org/

    In a wooded park and towering above Astoria, Oregon’s highest hill, the Astoria Column presents a spectacular view of the city and surrounding rivers, bay, forest, mountains and Pacific Ocean. The first words of most visitors are, “Oh, Wow!” The Astoria Column commemorates the westward sweep of discovery and migration. Built in 1926, it is 125 feet high and has 164 steps winding to the top