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Outdoor Recreation

Need a little inspiration to plan your Astoria and Warrenton getaway? We’ve made it easy to create the perfect trip with these tips and itineraries for everything from long weekends to half a day.

  • 13 Hikes Through Astoria and Warrenton

    13 Hikes Through Astoria and Warrenton

    John Muir said it best: “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” Hiking in Astoria and Warrenton offers the opportunity to explore the topography and wonder at the natural beauty of the area. You might even discover something along the way you didn’t expect
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  • On the Water Adventures

    On the Water Adventures

    Whether you prefer dipping your toes in the surf, paddling a quiet stream, or riding a wave onto the beach, there’s a water sport waiting for you in Astoria and Warrenton. Kayaking Take a leisurely trip around Coffenbury Lake, up the John Day or Lewis and Clark River, or get out onto the
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  • "Roughing It" in Astoria & Warrenton

    The natural beauty of Oregon’s North Coast has been revered by natives and travelers alike for centuries. Today, an abundance of camping options in Astoria and Warrenton, from campgrounds to cabins to yurts, allow you to experience the area in all of its natural splendor. Not only will you sle
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  • Find Your Fungi: Foraging in Astoria & Warrenton

    Find Your Fungi: Foraging in Astoria & Warrenton

    The forests around Astoria and Warrenton provide prime conditions for growing an amazing variety of fungi, ripe for the picking! Commercial picking is prohibited, but harvesting small amounts of mushrooms for personal use is permitted on public lands, like Fort Stevens State Park. Foraging is prohib
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  • Stormwatching and Beachcombing

    Stormwatching and Beachcombing

    Winter and spring in Astoria and Warrenton may come with a little stormy weather – but that’s one of our favorite signs of the season! Stormwatching is an awe-inspiring pastime, whether you prefer to brave the outdoors or take it all in from the window-side warmt
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  • Great Columbia Crossing

    Great Columbia Crossing

    Take advantage of the rare opportunity to run or walk across the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, and revel in the view of the majestic Columbia River and surrounding Astoria Warrenton landscape. The Great Columbia Crossing is an official USA Track and Field Certified 10K, and is a
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  • Pacific Northwest Road Trips, for 2 Wheels or 4

    Pacific Northwest Road Trips, for 2 Wheels or 4

    Life is as much about the journey as the destination, so the saying goes. With hundreds of scenic byways and tour routes, few regions offer the chance to discover highways and back-roads quite like the Pacific Northwest.   Astoria and Warrenton are a perfect launch point for a number of coast
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  • Surf Fishing and Clamming

    Surf Fishing and Clamming

    It’s spring on the Oregon Coast and adventure waits at every turn; when the tide goes out the dinner table is set for thousands who gather to dig razor clams at Gearhart Beach in Oregon’s Clatsop County. Astoria native and longtime clam digger Steve Fick used a short-handled shovel wi
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  • Adventures & Dreamers

    Adventures & Dreamers

    Astoria and Warrenton’s Great Outdoors Situated where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean, Astoria and Warrenton’s varied terrain will take you from dense forests and rugged hillsides to saltwater estuaries and wide-open beaches. If you’re looking to feel the wind in you
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  • Oregon Coast Loop

    Oregon Coast Loop

    Sourced from Leave the bustling center of Portland for a journey down the Columbia River, through the Coast Range and out to the beautiful beaches and friendly towns of the Oregon Coast. This route will take you west along the Columbia River into the maritime town of Astoria,
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Adventures & Dreamers
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