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Fort Stevens State Park

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Constructed during the Civil War, Fort Stevens and its gun batteries protected the entrance of the Columbia River until shortly after World War II. Today it is the centerpiece of the largest campground in the Oregon State Parks system.

Facilities include 15 yurts, 174 full RV hookups, 303 electrical campsites, 42 tent sites, 4 group camping areas, a hiker/biker camp, reservable group picnic area, boat dock and ramp, and restroom and shower facilities. Max RV, 50 feet.

Fort Stevens is located off Highway 101, west of Astoria. The wreck of the Peter Iredale is on the beach. The park offers many opportunities for hiking, bicycling, beachcombing, photography, wildlife viewing, and swimming. Also visitors can browse through the museum, explore the gun batteries, and visit the only enclosed Civil War earthworks site on the west coast.

Location: Ridge Mountain Road, Warrenton Oregon 97121 Telephone 503-861-1671

Other History nearby:
(Astoria) Astoria Column
(Warrenton) Camp Rilea
(Chehalis) Chehalis Downtown Historic District
(Chehalis) Claquato Church
(Astoria) Clatsop County Heritage Museum
(Astoria) Clatsop County Historical Society

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12/10 Coming to The Warrenton 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.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
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.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!