Fort Stevens Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Warrenton, Oregon. It is within Fort Stevens State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 21 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 161 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there are restrooms.
Fort Stevens Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"Shipwrecks and sandy beaches await those who wander on the paved bicycle paths at Fort Stevens State Park. Cruise through a coastal forest; view the skeletal remains of the Peter Iredale shipwreck; and learn about the area’s history at the Fort Stevens Military Museum located inside the park. Trail surface: Paved bicycle path and sandy beach.The whalelike metal skeleton of the Peter Iredale invites the curious traveler to Fort Stevens State Park for further inspection. Fort Stevens State Park is situated on Clatsop Spit, a skinny stretch of sand that forms the gateway to the Columbia River. Also known as “Graveyard of the Ships” because of storms, rough seas, and fog, this area has caused more than 2,000 wrecks of ships trying to cross the Columbia bar."
--Lizann Dunegan, Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon (Falcon Guides).
"Shipwrecks, sandy beaches, and wetlands filled with wildlife await those who wander on trails and beachfront in Fort Stevens State Park. You can view the skeleton hull of the Peter Iredale, watch abundant bird life at the mouth of the Columbia, watch for migrating gray whales, take a stroll around scenic Coffenbury Lake, and learn about the area’s history at the Military Museum located inside the park."
--Lizann Dunegan, Best Easy Day Hikes: Oregon's North Coast (Falcon Guides).
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