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Grade Level:
Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
Math,Science,Social Studies


"Endeavor to make yourself acquainted..." with Fort Clatsop through this self-guided program. It begins with a brief welcome from a park ranger, then enjoy self-guided activities while you visit the park on your own. The previsit packet includes an activity for the visitor center, trails and fort. Your group may join any public programs available as well.


Chaperone Ratio: 1:10 miming 1:3 maximum

Grades: All

Group Size: Maximum of 80 people, subdivided into groups of 10 or smaller to explore the park.

Time: Available every 30 minutes beginning at 9:00 am. Last program at 4:00 p.m.

Program Dates: Available throughout the week.

Program Length: 2 hours (depending on your interest)


To reserve a program:

  1. Please complete the reservation form and request for fee waiver, if you are interested in having the entrance fee waived. Include 3 date options, as we may not be able to accommodate your group on a particularly busy day. 
  2. Send the forms at least 4 weeks in advance of your anticipated field trip date by fax to (503)861-4428, e-mail, or mail to: 
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park
Attn: Education Programs Coordinator
92343 Fort Clatsop Rd Astoria, OR 97103

Last updated: January 23, 2018