Visiting the park or climbing the Column is free. Parking is $5 per vehicle, which is good for one year.
Open Daily from 5am – 10pm
Please, No Drones, Camping or Cooking on Park Premises
October – March
10am – 5pm
April – September
9am – 6pm
CLOSED: THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS
We are at the end of some trails and the beginning of many others. Astoria, Oregon is both a gateway and the hub in a region steeped in history. Standing at the top of the Astoria Column, you can envision the hardships, bravery, and awe experienced by the first people to live in this corner of the world. Dedicated by the Great Northern Railway in 1926, the Astoria Column stands today as a monument to those people. The Column is a unique work of Northwest art offering an unparalleled view of the meeting of many roads. Come start your journey to the region here, with us.
The view, the grounds, the Column itself—immerse yourself in history or start a family tradition that will continue long into the future.
The Astoria Column is one of the country’s treasured monuments commemorating America’s settlement of the West. Get a closer look at the artwork and learn more about the American story.
Building the Astoria Column took work by many hands and the vision of a few singular individuals. Learn more about the history of this monument and the beautiful city of Astoria during your visit.
Familiarize yourself with the region, plan your vacation, and learn about the points of interest that can be seen from Coxcomb Hill using our interactive map.