Fort Programs

Flintlock Volley During Christmas Programs 2016/2017

Winter Break Programs

December 26, 2017 through January 1st, 2018

Fort Ranger Programs
9:30 Raising the Colors
10:30 - 12:30 Historical Demonstration
1:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
2:00 – 3:00 Historical Demonstration
3:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
4:30 Lowering of the Colors

Netul Trail Guided Walks
The 1 mile walk is offered daily at 2 p.m.

Summer Programs

June 25th 2018 through September 3rd 2018

Netul Trail Guided Walks

11:00 Netul River Walk
2:00 Netul River Walk

Fort Ranger Programs
9:30 Raising the Colors
10:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
11:00-1:00 Historical Demonstration
1:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
2:00-4:00 Historical Demonstration
4:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
5:30 Lowering of the Flag

Program Descriptions

Netul Trail Guided Walks: Take an approximately 1 mile walk along the Netul River, and learn about the historical, cultural, and natural resources of the area around Fort Clatsop.
Raising the Colors/Lowering of the Flag: A short presentation on the flag of the expedition, with the opportunity to help raise or lower the flag.
Flintlocks: Tools of Survival: Presentation on flintlock muzzle loaders that may include stories, historical information, and audience participation followed by the ranger loading and firing the muzzle loader.
Historical Demonstration: Ongoing programs that allows participants to gain a better understanding of a specific aspect of the expedition, and have the opportunity to touch replica items that they expedition would have used, or try an activity commonly completed by the Corps of Discovery. Examples of demonstrations include quill pen wirting, flint and steel fire starting, candle making, hides and furs, and more!

Last updated: November 1, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


(503) 861-2471

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