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Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

The second longest nationally recognized trail stretches far west, starting its journey in Missouri and ending here in Washington state. Of course, there are several more modern ways to go about it now, but you can sense the thrill of westward expansion, regardless of how you travel.

Traveling along Snake River, the Columbus River Gorge and finishing the epic journey on the banks of the Pacific, you can take the same route as the famous explorers and get to know Washington state in all its natural glory. There are campsites, cabins, lodges and various historic sites along the way, encouraging you to understand the foresight of a young United States prior to the Louisiana Purchase.