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The Fort to Sea Trail dedication at Fort Clatsop

November 14, 2005
Astoria, Oregon

Contact: Supt. Chip Jenkins 503.861-4401
Chip_Jenkins@nps.gov

The new Fort to Sea Trail will open to the public November 14, 2005 in conjunction with the Oregon-Washington National Signature Event. It will link Fort Clatsop to a trailhead at Sunset Beach approximately 6.6 miles away. Both the Fort and the Trail are two of twelve components to the new bi-state park, The Lewis & Clark National and State Historical Parks.

The Trail will have several degrees of difficulty and cover a wide variety of topography, offering incredible of the area. There will be short loops near the Fort with interpretive signage and easy accessibility to more natural segments through forests (and even under Highway 101). A shuttle bus service will take one-way trekkers back to car parks at Sunset Beach and the Fort. Restroom facilities available. Park entry fee.

Contact Fort Clatsop for parking and shuttle information: www.nps.gov/focl or call 503.861.2471.

Photos: www.forttosea.org
http://www.nps.gov/focl/pressroom/index.html

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