For Teachers-plan a field trip at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Making Candles during Class of Discovery

Join us for
hands-on history,
nature up close and learning fun!

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.

Para información de las programas educacional en Español, por favor llama 503-861-4423, o envía un correo electrónico.


Visiting The Park

Plan A Field Trip

Outreach Materials

Traveling Trunks

Video Loans


To order the Lewis and Clark Educator's Resource Guide go to

Last updated: March 2, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


(503) 861-2471

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