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Come explore our outdoor classroom. Based at Fort Clatsop connects children and adults to their National Park and to the stories that have shaped the Columbia Pacific region. The Educators offer a variety of experiences that take students of all ages back in time to discover what life was like for the Lewis and Clark Expedition during their 1805-06 winter stay at Fort Clatsop. With nature trails, forest and river exploration, Educators connect your students to the outdoors and brings classroom lessons to life.
The guided education season runs during the school year, depending upon staff availability. Self-guided groups are invited year-round, with reservations.
Questions? Please call the Park Education Programs at (503)861-4422 or e-mail us
Did You Know?
It took the Corps of Discovery 3 1/2 weeks to build Fort Clatsop. They started felling trees on December 9 and had it finished enough to move into on Christmas Day 1805. The pickets and gates were completed on New Years Day.