Walks: Astoria

Walks in Astoria, Oregon

Looking for a walk in Astoria?

Below are all 100 Steps options starting with the newest additions. You can learn about terrain, distance, seating, and more when you choose to view an individual walk.

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Garden of Surging Waves

I can’t confirm it, but I’d venture a guess that the Garden of Surging Waves is the only public venue in Oregon where you are invited to “Bring your paper, crayons and make rubbings over Confucius’ quote!” Tucked amongst aged buildings of colorful brickwork in… 

Maritime Memorial Park

Quick! What do these have in common? the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, a set of memorial walls, commercial fishermen and other hardy seafaring folk, clowns, a semi-centennial  celebration. If you answered “Astoria, Oregon,” you’re not wrong.  And “The Columbia River” is a… 

Astoria Column

If restricted time allows you to visit only one attraction in Astoria, my hands-down recommendation is the Astoria Column. Our trip to Astoria was in late winter, just days after savage storms rattled windows and peeled loose shingles.  “I was scared,” shared a local resident…