Sunset Beach State Recreation Site comes with a very famous past. The park marks the west trailhead of the historic Fort-to-Sea Trail – a 6.5 mile route that recreates the experience Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery encountered as they traveled between Fort Clatsop and the Pacific Ocean during the famous winter of 1805-6.
Sunset Beach provides visitors with direct access to the Pacific Ocean with expansive views from Cape Disappointment to the north and Ecola State Park to the south.
This 120-acre park offers paved parking for 21 vehicles; an information station and an ADA accessible boardwalk leading to the beach.
Garibaldi Maritime Museum tells the story of Captain Robert Gray, the discovery of the Columbia River and 18th century sailing. Enjoy kid friendly, interactive exhibits at this must see maritime museum.
Established in 1980 and locally owned and operated, Cleanline is The Northwest’s “Original” Surf Shop. They carry the Northwest’s largest selection of surfboards & wetsuits, as well as a wide selection of quality, cutting edge gear to suit your lifestyle.
Eight miles south of downtown Astoria, Youngs River Falls drops 54 feet into a pool and is a popular recreation spot for locals. The falls have been featured in several movies, including Free Willy 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3.