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Fort Stevens State Park

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Address: Astoria, OR
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Peter Iredale Shipwreck Visit

How often do you get to see a shipwreck washed up on the beach? Not often so we had to visit this site which was very easy to get to, free to enter and just walking on the beach... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

How often do you get to see a shipwreck washed up on the beach? Not often so we had to visit this site which was very easy to get to, free to enter and just walking on the beach was fun but seeing the shipwreck was amazing for us. We did go at low tide, and it was a great... More 

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selah, wa
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love this place. We visited here while driving down 101 and was very glad we did. We first stopped at the beach to see the shipwreck. Then went into the actual fort which you're free to explore at your leisure. There are shooting ranges, turrets, bunkers, and all sorts of stuff. When we were there, they were doing some... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Peter Iredale has been stuck on the beach since 1906. You can climb on it. How cool is that? You can also play on the beach right there. Be sure to come at low tide for the best shipwreck viewing. At low tide, there is a large pool (separate from the ocean) where small kids can splash without their... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great state park at the mouth of the Columbia River. Drive out to where the river enters the ocean for some spectacular scenery and an understanding of the deadly maritime history of this area. Also an old army base which used to guard the entrance to the river. You can crawl around on the old cannon sites. The bones of... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We loved the beach (very easy to get to) as well as the shipwreck. Yes, not much left of the ship but still incredible to see and take picture of. Kids loved playing around it as well as a draw for people to talk to each other.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Rich in history, great place for kids to run around, beautiful place to just relax, but the weather isn't always as nice as you wish-again this is where the Pacific Ocean meets the Columbia River

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Easy to access from Astoria. Able to be on the ocean and Columbia river. Nice big beach to walk on. Lots of birds to watch. Gorgeous views all around

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Brookings, Oregon
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This truly is an amazing site. Up close and personal with the ship. Great photo opportunity. Very easy to access, no serious hills or obstacles in the way. I recommend this place to people of all ages

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Fort Stevens was one of the highlights of our trip. The beach was easy to get to, the historic shipwreck made for great photos and people digging for razor clams were all so friendly to talk to! I loved the beach and how flat and clean it was.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I went there just to take some pictures. I could not do more due to rainy day and a baby napping. There were some kids playing out at the beach right infront of the ship so it was challenging getting that good shot. I was in and out...again weather was very rainy.

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