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

    Lewis and Clark

    National Historical Park OR,WA

Fish

juvenile Coho Salmon

Coho salmon fry.

by Scott Stonum

Several lower Columbia River salmonid fish stocks are federally listed. Of these, coho, chinook and chum salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch, O.tshawytscha and O. keta) and cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii) have been found in park streams and sloughs.
Estuarine restoration projects are restoring former tidegated lands to tidal influence, increasing and improving salmonid rearing habitat.

Approaching, feeding, hunting or removing wildlife from the park is illegal. A current state fishing license is required to catch fish in the Lewis and Clark River, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife established fishing seasons must be observed.


Did You Know?

Did you know?

The area where the Saltmakers made camp is in present day Seaside, Oregon. Seaside is approximately 15 miles away from Fort Clatsop. It was the first place which provided firewood, rocks, fresh water, game animals and good neighbors.