Explore the timeless rainforests and majestic coastal vistas. Discover the rich heritage of the Native people. Unfold the dramatic stories of America's most famous explorers. The park encompasses sites along the Columbia River and the Pacific Coast. Follow in the footsteps of the explorers and have an adventure in history.
Your Adventure in History
Plan Your Visit
Chat with a ranger at Fort Clatsop, kayak through a wetland, or enjoy the sunset over the Columbia River, Find Your Park at Lewis and Clark.
Join the Backyard Bird Count
Participate in citizen science during the 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, taking place February 17th through 20th.
Youth Summer Work Program
Apply to work with park staff on projects like trail building and re-vegetation, invasive plant removal and wetland restoration!
Nature Matters Lecture Series
A monthly conversation about nature and culture, the second Thursday of the month, October through May at Fort George Brewery, Astoria, Ore.
In Their Footsteps Lecture Series
On the third Sunday, September through May at 1 p.m., this speaker series is an opportunity to meet scholars, authors, and artists.
Salty Talks Speaker Series
Salty Talks speaker series is presented at 6:30 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month, October through May at SALT Pub, Ilwaco, Wash.