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Fort Stevens State Park

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Birding, site seeing, swimming, photography, hiking

Lots to see here. There is lots of camping with bike rentals in the State Park. Across the road at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cynthia W
Freeland, Michigan
Nice place to visit

Was in the area bird watching so decided to make a stop here. Did not see much in October, but did... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Richard R
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots to see here. There is lots of camping with bike rentals in the State Park. Across the road at the Entrance is also a KOA campground. There is a paved walking / bike path throughout the park. The park goes along the Pacific Ocean...More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was in the area bird watching so decided to make a stop here. Did not see much in October, but did watch a USGC helo for a bit. Nice park.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on cloudy, rainy day, and we were not able to see much. We did visit the observation tower overlooking the break between the ocean and the river. It was amazing, very windy, and loud.

Thank travelinbandman
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was attacked by a Japanese submarine in WW2. History at your finger tips. Walking tours of the coastal artillery gun emplacements and the nearby buildings are a great way to get a feel for what is was like to defend America's shoreline against attack...More

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this park. One day I am going to the visitor center and do more exploring of this park. Very beautiful

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach at Fort Stevens State park was nice and clean. On this trip we were only interested in seeing the ship wrecked Peter Iredale.

Thank 727JamieW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was perfect and it was a great day to walk on the beach at the river and the ocean. Views were spectacular!

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea! The only place on the US mainland ever attacked by foreign armed forces! Worthwhile visit!

Thank Sunshine311921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to Fort Stevens would have been much better if we weren't visiting when Astoria was getting 1.5 inches of rain! We managed to walk along the beach, see the ship wreck and even saw a very courageous kite surfer. I can imagine the...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park has both history and nature. It has 9 miles of bike trails, 6 miles of hiking trails, picnicking, camping, swimming and boating. One side of the park is on the Columbia River and the other is on the Pacific Ocean. Kids and adults...More

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18 July 2018|
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Response from Ricbryant | Reviewed this property |
I travelled there last year and ft Stevens really didn’t have a campsite that I would consider close to the beach. The beach is walking distance but it is a walk. You can drive out to the beach and there is a parking area... More
Khanh N
31 May 2018|
Response from TravellngTeaDrinker | Reviewed this property |
We were just there in late June and you should bring bug repellent. Not swarms like in the Midwest- but enough that we all had mosquito bites.
8 September 2017|
Response from 207traceyk | Reviewed this property |
camped there in July. there are several loops...park is so big I cannot advise an obvious difference...but would suggest you avoid being next to restroom, and look at size of the tent pad, and try to determine from the... More