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Our ascent up the column was delayed due to first responders training on the column for a good portion of the day. However, when we were allowed into the column, the weather was clear and the views astounding. Great site to view the area even...More
The whole park area where the Astoria Column is situated has great views of the town and of the Columbia River.
Just a wonderful nearly 360 degree view. Then climb the 164 stairs to the top of the column and the view is awesome. Some...More
The views here are amazing. We hit it on the way home from Long Beach and it provided a way to see the ocean again! On a nice day like we had it is amazing the 360 view you have. The artwork on the column...More
Although it was freezing cold outside and rainy, we went up the column and were not disappointed. Lovely views from all sides. We even got to see a pair of bald eagles flying around. Well worth the entrance fee!
The column was on our Astoria bucket list, even though it was pouring buckets ((okay, this was February on the Coast) and the view from the top was dimmed by fog. In spite of the wind, we walked around the column to admire the art....More
We went in February. It had just snowed and there was quite a bit on the ground. We made the climb up the 164 step spiral staircase to enjoy the view from the top. When we got up there, however, I was too afraid to...More
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the $5 parking fee is the only fee, well worth the money for the spectacular views and a full year of visits if you plan to travel back to the area. Definitely recommend purchasing the little planes in the gift shop before... More
the $5 parking fee is the only fee, well worth the money for the spectacular views and a full year of visits if you plan to travel back to the area. Definitely recommend purchasing the little planes in the gift shop before heading upstairs if you have kids! I don't know how much they are as we were unaware of this before we climbed but we saw several kids having a blast with them.