Thing to Do

Fort Clatsop Audio Tour

A log fort in a dense evergreen forest. Two parallel log structures with a flag in between.
Fort Clatsop

Embark on a voyage of discovery as you learn about the historical homelands of the Clatsop people, and the winter that Lewis and Clark spent in the area. This self-guided audio tour will take you to the must-see sights around Fort Clatsop, beginning at the visitor center and ending back in the parking lot. 

The audio tour is available through the Official NPS App. Visitors can access the tour by downloading the app, going to the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park page, and choosing "Self-Guided Tours." The tour gives directions to each of the 10 stops and has both audio and trascripts.

The audio for the tour can also be accessed online.

20-60 Minutes
Self-Guided Tours - Walking
Pets are welcome on the trails at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, but must be leashed at all times. Pets are not allowed in the carpeted area of the visitor center, or the individual rooms of Fort Clatsop.
One $10 entrance fee is valid for one adult up to seven days at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. All children ages 15 and under are always admitted free of charge.
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria , OR 97103
This hike is possible throughout the year, but please check the weather before arriving. Trails can close due to wind, and trails may be muddy or flooded from rain.
The park is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. during summer.
Accessibility Information
The trails to Fort Clatsop and the spring are wide and flat, with a woodchip or dirt surface. The trail to the canoe landing is a bit steeper, and can be slick.

Electric wheelchairs are available free of charge at all times at the visitor center. They can be taken to the fort and surrounding area, but should not be taken down to the canoe landing.

Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Last updated: January 11, 2022