You can bike it or walk it, and if you tackle all, or even a portion, of this remarkable mostly paved trail, you’ll be treated to some of the state’s most exhilarating seaside scenery, while enjoying stimulating art and interesting interpretive exhibits along the way.
Looking north from the Discovery Trail above the Long Beach Peninsula. Photo courtesy of Long Beach Peninsula Visitor’s Bureau.
You’ll also gain a new appreciation for the compelling history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The 8.5-mile Discovery Trail joins the popular vacation town of Long Beach on the north end of the peninsula and the historic fishing village of Ilwaco near the mouth of the Columbia River to the south.
Unlike many trails that connect towns… [more]