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South Clatsop Slough Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

At the South Clatsop Slough Trailhead, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (bobcat)


Hikes including this trailhead

Fees and Regulations

  • $10 entrance fee, payable at Fort Clatsop Visitor Center or America the Beautiful Pass
  • Visitor Center open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., late June – Labor Day; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Labor Day – late June; closed Christmas Day
  • Vault toilet
  • Dogs on leash

Driving Directions

Drive Highway 26 west to the coast.

Bear right for Seaside, Astoria, and Highway 101N. After 0.2 miles, merge with Highway 101.

Continue north for 15.0 miles, passing through Seaside and Gearhart, and turn right onto Ensign Lane.

Proceed 0.8 miles to the junction with Highway 101 Business.

Keep straight here for Astoria and Fort Clatsop, and proceed 1.3 miles.

Make a right onto Fort Clatsop Road for Lewis & Clark National Park and the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center, and drive 0.7 miles.

Turn left for Fort Clatsop, and park at the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center. Enter the Visitor Center to pay the $7 entrance fee if you don't already have a pass.

Return to Fort Clatsop Road, and turn left. Drive south another 0.2 miles.

Turn right up a narrow road, and park in the small parking area opposite a toilet.

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