Near The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
The landscape has changed since Lewis and Clark explored it: rivers have been dammed, forests cut over, prairies plowed under, and roads built to the horizon. Although remnants of wilderness still exist, imagine this land as Lewis and Clark first saw it two centuries ago.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 45° 39.032′ N, 120° 57.656′ W. Marker is near The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker can be reached from Oregon Route 206 near Interstate 84, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located in Celilo Park near the parking lot. Celilo Park is accessed from Interstate 84 at Exit 97. Marker is in this post office area: The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest (a few steps from Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deschutes River Crossing (approx. 2.6 miles away); Deschutes River Crossing Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Sight of the Columbia River (approx. 5.7 miles away); Sam Hill Country (approx. 7.6 miles away in Washington); Stonehenge (approx. 8.1 miles away in Washington). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
Categories. • Exploration •
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