A very interesting part of history of an old Fort, re used again for World War II. Volunteers here were very knowledgeable and there is a short movie about life at the fort Interesting historically but not much else here.
This is a really well preserved coastal artillary fort with original buildings (so well preserved) and even two 8" guns that were placed for historical significance in the 1990's. Definitely a pretty cool place to go!
My wife and I were recently visiting our daughter and her husband, who live in the Portland, OR area and we drove to Astoria, OR on April 22 and then toured Fort Columbia on the other side of the river. The museum part was closed that day so there was no admission charge to get in [although my daughter and... 更多
When on the Long Beach Peninsula, most people are looking for relaxing recreation tucked into the moody sunbreaks between ocean squalls. During the short high season of reasonably reliable semi-dry days, they are looking for interesting picnic, kid & dog friendly spots to visit. Here you go. Fort Columbia sits above the tunnel coming onto the Peninsula. Take a hard... 更多
We visited the park, we did not stay in guest housing. This park is tucked in, when heading West it is just after the tunnel, in fact the grounds sit atop the tunnel. The grounds are manicured and well kept. The buildings, bunkers, etc were great to explore. Parking in the lot that sits near the restrooms, offers a beautiful... 更多
We stopped here on our way to Astoria. Keep in mind it's a small park and historically significant. Think of a smaller version of Fort Worden that guarded the Strait of Juan du Fuca. There are interpretive signs conveniently placed. Kids and adults can explore th bunkers. The 11 inch guns are amazing and they behave wonderfully restored the barracks... 更多
Our family looks forward to every visit to Fort Columbia, and get there 3-4 times a year. We enjoy strolling... 更多