Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Ranger-Guided Tours

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Hop in a watercraft and paddle along the lush riverbanks of the Lewis and Clark River. See bald eagles soar while you calmly float through history and hear a unique perspective of Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. The themes of these three-hour ranger-guided paddles will include various natural and cultural topics geared for all interests. Park-maintained kayaks, paddles, and life jackets come with your reservation.


Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is modifying its kayak tour operations in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities. The Park reserves the right to cancel tours and/or limit the size and length of the tours. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Hop in a watercraft and paddle along the lush riverbanks of the Lewis and Clark River. See bald eagles soar while you calmly float through history and hear a unique perspective of Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. The themes of these three-hour ranger-guided paddles will include various natural and cultural topics geared for all interests. Park-maintained kayaks, paddles, and life jackets come with your reservation.


Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is modifying its kayak tour operations in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities. The Park reserves the right to cancel tours and/or limit the size and length of the tours. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Need to Know

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Lewis and Clark National Historical Park offers ranger-guided kayak tours from late June through early September. During this season, one tour is led daily, Thursday through Sunday each week. As the Lewis and Clark River is tidal influenced, start times vary to match the high tide.

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Changes and Cancellations

The tour is free. A non-refundable $1.00 reservation fee per person applies. If you have made reservations and are unable to reschedule or attend your scheduled tour, please cancel your reservation as soon as possible to open space for other participants, as all tours are in high demand. Park staff cancel tours for unsafe conditions, including but not limited to insufficient staffing, extreme or inclement weather, and low visibility due to smoke. Although there can be no guarantees, efforts will be made to accommodate cancelled reservations.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

92343 Fort Clatsop Road Astoria OR 97103

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