Astoria-Megler Bridge – Oregon Coast

Astoria Megler Bridge

Spanning the Columbia River fourteen miles of its mouth, the impressive Astoria-Megler Bridge, also known as Columbia River (Astoria) Bridge connects the western part of Astoria and Point Ellice in the state of Washington. The bridge became the final segment of Highway 101 in the continuous route between the Mexican and…

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Astoria Riverfront Trolley – Oregon Coast

Astoria Riverfront Trolley Old 300

A vivid picture of history, Astoria Riverfront Trolley “Old 300” offers a guided hour-long ride (round trip) along the waterfront of the Columbia River and Astoria Riverfront Walk through the oldest Oregon town. This is a signature trolley that was built by the American Car Company in 1913 for the San Antonio Traction Company…

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Drift Creek Covered Bridge – Oregon Coast

Drift Creek Covered Bridge

The oldest of the remaining covered bridges in Oregon, the Drift Creek Covered Bridge, was constructed south of Lincoln City in 1914 over the Drift Creek on the main road along the Oregon Coast. The bridge was destroyed by floods in the 1930s and later in 1933 rebuilt. By this time the American road system…

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Simpson Reef & Shell Island – Oregon Coast

Cape Arago State Park

Part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Simpson Reef, Shell Island, and the surrounding rocks and reefs are the largest haul-out for marine mammals on the Oregon Coast. Due to the reefs and islands are breeding and resting areas for sea lions, seals, and seabirds, they are closed to public access at…

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