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Clatskanie is located in Columbia County, between Astoria and Rainier along US Highway 30. Also situated in the timber-covered valley of the Clatskanie River, two miles upstream from the Columbia River in the northwest section of the county. An extensive network of county roads gives access to the rural community which surrounds the city. There is an array of many interesting homes in the area, such as the unique Flippin Castle.

Shuttle service to Portland International Airport provided by Bay Shuttle.

Clatskanie is part of the Portland-Vancouver, Oregon-WA metro area.

Clatskanie was named after the Tlatskanai tribe of American Indian, who lived in the hills south of the Clatskanie River in the upper Nehalem Valley. Industries which have played an important part of the Clatskanie's growth have been mainly those concerned with logging, and the revolutionary 'cigar- shaped log rafts used to transport timber to San Diego.

Hunting, fishing, windsurfing and fossil hunting are all popular attractions throughout the area.

Shooting Star Lavender Farm |
History Flippin Castle |
Lewis & Clark Expedition Columbia RiverFront FarmHouse |
Sports and Sporting Events Windsong Stables Horse Show Clothing |
Wildlife Viewing Gnat Creek Fish Hatchery |

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11/16 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
4th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering Astoria OR May30-June2 You'll hear guitars, ukeleles, banjos, and fiddles playing their tunes at the tenor guitar gathering.