Ride the historic 1913 Trolley along the scenic Astoria Riverfront!
$1 roundtrip fare or $2 all-day pass.
Schedule changes seasonally. Visit old300.org for a current schedule.
Where is the trolley right now? CLICK HERE for the Historic Tracking Report
CRUISE SHIP VISITORS: A $7 transportation sticker includes all day use of the shuttle to downtown Astoria, a transfer shuttle in the afternoons to the Astoria Column and the trolley. Passengers with stickers will have priority on the trolley.... More
Travelers to the historic regions of Astoria and Warrenton, Ore., can feel like locals with two new downloadable audio tours highlighting popular historic attractions and movie scene locations. Narrated by local experts who reveal little-known facts and help visitors relive past eras, the free tours were produced by and are available through the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce.... More
The Goonies is a favorite movie from the 80s and many of its scenes were filmed in and around Astoria, Oregon.
The Astoria Aquatic Center uses 200,000 gallons of water in four pools; the main pool, recreation pool, spa pool and kiddies pool. There is a water slide and lazy river, and also a fitness room with weight machines and free weights... More
In a wooded park and towering above Astoria, Oregon's highest hill, the Astoria Column presents a spectacular view of the city and surrounding rivers, bay, forest, mountains and Pacific Ocean. Built in 1926, it is 125 feet high and has 164 steps winding... More
In one short decade the Astoria Music Festival has become one of the most active summer musical events in the Northwest. ... More
Every Sunday from May to October, a 3-block stretch of 12th Street in downtown Astoria says goodbye to cars, and hello to fresh fruits and vegetables, other farm products, garden goods, art, crafts, wood works, music and food of all descriptions.
The Astoria-Megler Bridge, which was formally dedicated August 27, 1966, stretches 4.1 miles from Astoria, Oregon, across the mouth of the Columbia River, to Point Ellice, Washington. Its construction was an impressive feat.... More
The lower Columbia River has long been a favorite destination for birders and nature watchers. 356 species of birds have been recorded in Clatsop County and many of these are unique enough to attract birdwatchers from around the world. Every season attrac... More
Open Play! Come play with us! Sign up for one of our preschool organized activities, a day camp, or come in during open play and see what our POP center is all about! Home of the Astoria Children's Museum.... More
The Clatsop Community College Arts & Ideas program encompasses a wide spectrum of cultural and art-related activities and events presented in a setting of artistry and education. The program provides opportunities for creativity and learning for both arti... More
This is a museum of national distinction, designated the official Oregon State Maritime Museum in recognition of its quality, and recently expanded and improved in a $6 million rennovation... More
Explore the magic of the Columbia River and tributaries via kayak or yacht.... More
A small park with partial replica is located at the intersection of 15th and Exchange streets, where John Jacob Astor's fur traders originally constructed their fort. A mural recreates the vista from the Fort in 1813 as a backdrop to the recreated stockad... More
The original fort was constructed during the Civil War. Visitors can learn its history at the Museum and explore abandoned gun batteries. A large and lovely state park with picnic facilities, nature trails, miles and miles of Oregon beaches, lakes, boating... More
In the midst of the temperate rain forest it stands to reason Astoria, Oregon gets quite a bit of rain. But a lot of the rainfall in this coastal community is the "Here it comes. POW! There it goes." variety. So there are lots of breaks between the storms... More
Driving directions, bus, shuttle and rental car agencies serving the Astoria-Warrenton area.... More
Features permanent exhibits interpreting Clatsop County's history, including natural history, geology, Native American artifacts, early immigrants and settlers of the region, and important nautical events. The building contains over 10,000 cataloged histo... More
Fort Clatsop is the site on the Lewis and Clark River where the 33 member Lewis and Clark Expedition wintered from December 7, 1805, until March 23, 1806. ... More
The Liberty Theater in downtown Astoria, Oregon, is one of the best examples of the 1920s vaudeville-motion picture palace in the Pacific Northwest... More
There are excellent places along the Astoria Waterfront to see the sweep and scope of the Columbia River. These include Maritime Memorial Park, the 6th Street Viewing Platform, 14th Street Pier and 17th Street Dock... More
Movies filmed around Astoria include: Kindergarten Cop, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, Short Circuit, Come See The Paradise and Free Willy. But the movie that has the largest following among our visitors is The Goonies. ... More
Oregon’s North Coast is bottled up with secrets, and travelers are invited to find them by toasting their way along the North Coast Craft Beer Trail. From bitters with body to carbonated complexities, there are unique flavors at each of the trail’s seven breweries. Explore maritime malts from Astoria to Cannon Beach and Seaside, and when you visit five of the trail’s seven stops, you’ll receive a free commemorative pint glass!... More
Housed in the old Clatsop County Jail that was featured in The Goonies, the museum invites visitors to explore the production and stories behind the more than three hundred movies made in Oregon.... More
Three days of Scandanavian traditions. Dancing, music, food, trolls and colorful costumes that will bring the old country heritage to life in June.
The Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival has been a tradition on the North Coast of Oregon for over forty years. ... More
The world famous Columbia River draws tens of thousands of sport anglers each year in pursuit of its salmon, steelhead and sturgeon. Once revered for the largest return of pacific salmon in the world, it remains one of the strongest sportfisheries in the ... More
SHANGHAIED IN ASTORIA - A locally produced and locally cast Broadway-Style Musical Melodrama, has been performed each summer for 20 years... More
Discover local fire fighting history in an original 1920’s firehouse. On display is an extensive collection of fire fighting equipment dating from 1870 to 1963.
MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. To make arrangements for group tours and special appointment information, please call the Clatsop County Historical Society: (503) 325-2203.
Named after John Jacob Astor, the City of Astoria, on Oregon's North Coast is the site of the oldest permanent American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, dating back to 1811. Often referred to as the "Little San Francisco of the Northwest," Astoria,... More
See what is happening in the Astoria area right now with these local webcams.... More