• close up view of gate and parade ground of Fort Clatsop

    Lewis and Clark

    National Historical Park OR,WA

Trunk Reservation Instructions

Traveling Trunks Program: Reservation Instructions

Fees-Zones-Shipping Dates

  • Rental period includes 15 teaching days (not including weekends)
    and shipping time to your school.
  • The park will ship the trunk to your school on the 1st date
    indicated
    via UPS.
  • You ship the trunk back to the park on or before the
    last date indicated on chart below
    via UPS at the
    school's expense or you can opt to prepay the return
    shipping.
  • If you intend to use the trunk for more than one grade level,
    consider borrowing the trunk for more than one loan period (if
    availability permits).
  • Choose at least four (4) dates from the list provided below for
    your zone.
  • First-Come, First-Served, so don't delay.
  • Do not send payment until you have a confirmed reservation.
  • Online, Mail or FAX reservations must be received at least four
    (4) weeks prior to your requested date(s). Sorry, no telephone
    reservations will be accepted.
  • To make a reservation, please complete a reservation form, print
    and mail or fax.

Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
Attn: Traveling Trunk Coordinator
92343 Fort Clatsop Rd
Astoria, OR 97103

FAX reservations to:
(503) 861-4428
Attention: Traveling Trunk Coordinator

Please allow a mimimum of 4 weeks to process your request. If you do not receive a confirmation letter within 2 weeks after your initial request, please contact the park to make sure your reservation request was received. You will receive a date assignment and payment information in the mail along with acceptance of date assignment form. Please be sure to return the acceptance of date assignment form and your payment no less than 14 days prior to your scheduled ship date in order to keep your reservation. If the park does not receive your payment or acceptance card within 2 weeks, your reservation will be considered to be canceled and given to the next school on the waiting list.


Rental Fees by Zone

Note: Borrowers are responsible for the cost of insured return shipping.

Zone 1
WA, OR, ID
$40
Zone 2
NV, CA, MT, CO, WY, UT, AZ
$45
Zone 3
ND, SD, NE, NM, KS
$55
Zone 4
MN, WI, MI, IA, IL, MO, TX, AR, OK, LA, MS, AL, FL, GA, SC, NC, TN, VA, WV, IN, OH, PA, DC, MA, DE NY, NJ, CT, RI, VT, NH, ME, KY
$60
Zone 5
AK, HI
$100
  • The first date listed is the date the trunk is shipped to you--not the date the trunk arrives at your school.
  • The last date is the date you ship the trunk back to the park at your expense or by prepaid return shipping.
  • Note: see "Rental Fees" for which zone you are in.

For summer reservations please contact the park for availability.

Green - Trunks available

Blue - Limited availability

Red - No trunks available


Shipping Dates

2012-2013 School Year

Ship Out

Ship Back

September 16, 2013 October 14, 2013
October 28, 2013 December 2, 2013
December 30, 2013 January 27, 2014
February 18, 2014 March 17, 2014
March 31, 2014 April 28, 2014
May 12, 2014 June 9, 2014



 
Science Trunk
Science Trunk
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did you know?

Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks are comprised of 1,824 acres in Washington and 1,421 acres in Oregon, with the two extremity sites being a two hour drive from each other.