While staying in Seaside for a week, we visited Fort Stevens State Park. When I was little, I used to camp there every other summer. It’s probably been at least 15 years since I last went, and I couldn’t really remember what it was like.
We first drove to the beach to check out Peter Iredale, the shipwreck. It ran ashore in 1906 during a storm.
It was a sunny but windy day on the beach. It was crowded, and perfect for people watching. I enjoyed watching the kite surfers for a while.
Next, we drove over to the museum. We looked through the main building for a while, and then we walked around the old bunkers. This fort was built during the Civil War and was used during World War II to defend the Columbia River.
That ended our tour of Fort Stevens State Park. I’d love to go back and camp. There were a ton of bike trails that I’d like to ride.