Skamokawa, a Chinook term for smoke or fog on the water, rests on the banks of the Columbia River, and is reached via WA SR 4. The town includes a post office, restaurant, general store, Redman Hall interpretive center, and Skamokawa Vista park that offers a nice walk on the beach. The river has much to offer including, kayaking and fishing.
We are just 57 minutes to Longbeach, WA, an hour and 49 minutes to Portland and an hour to Mt St Helens visitor center.
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