Adventures & Dreamers
Astoria and Warrenton’s Great Outdoors
Situated where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean, Astoria and Warrenton’s varied terrain will take you from dense forests and rugged hillsides to saltwater estuaries and wide-open beaches. If you’re looking to feel the wind in your hair, check out one of these active adventures.
Gain new perspective: Get a bird’s eye view of Astoria-Warrenton with the experienced guides at Discover Paragliding! Or zip your way through seasoned timber, over ponds and a seven-acre lake at High Life Adventures in Warrenton. The two-hour tour has ziplines spanning as long as 1,200 feet, providing plenty of hang time.
Blaze a trail: Discover Astoria-Warrenton from the ground up. Scenic walking, hiking and biking trails each offer a new perspective of the city. Map out one of Warrenton’s five popular bike routes from the North Coast Trail Map & Guide, or gaze at passing ships on the scenic Astoria Riverwalk along the Columbia River. Hike the four-mile Fort to Sea Trail from Fort Clatsop to the Pacific Ocean for plenty of wildlife and scenic photo opportunities along the way.
Make a splash: Our lifeblood lies in the Columbia River, which has helped grow and sustain Astoria’s economy since the earliest settlement. Experience it first-hand by renting a kayak or participating in a guided eco tour:
Fish on: Astoria’s diverse waterways, from the Columbia River to Pacific Ocean, make fresh, local seafood bountiful. Book a fishing charter through one of these knowledgeable outfitters to get out there and catch it yourself: