Tour the Astoria Column
Climb the 164 spiral stairs to the top of The Astoria Column to a wrap around platform the provides panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean down to the Oregon Coast and north up the Washington Coast to the Olympic Mountain range. Don't forget to buy a glider in the gift shop before you trek up the stairs so you can send it soaring along the landscape when you reach the outside platform at the top.
Parking is $5, gliders are $1 in the gift shop. The Column is open dawn to dusk. The park closes at 10pm. Gift Shop Hours: April – Sept - 9 am-7 pm. Oct – March - 10 am- 5 pm.