Coffenbury Lake is a fifty-acre freshwater lake, located in Fort Stevens State Park. Fort Stevens is a part of Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Park. Previously, this site was the military defense fort at the mouth of the Columbia River.
In summer, the water of Coffenbury Lake is warm (70°F in July). Two swimming areas, a sandy beach, fishing docks, and a boat ramp make Coffenbury Lake a perfect spot for a variety of water activities.
The lake is regularly stocked with legal size trout.
Access allowed: All year from dawn until dusk
Walking distance: Short
Day-use fees: $5 per vehicle per day
12-month day-use parking permit for State Parks
24-month day-use parking permit for State Parks.
Dogs: Must be on a leash
Usage: Moderate to heavy
- 170 full-hookup site
- More than 300 electrical sites with water
- Six tent sites with water nearby
- 15 yurts
- 11 deluxe cabins
Location: Fort Stevens State Park
GPS coordinates: 46.1842, -123.9568
Elevation: 19 ft (6 m)
Coffenbury Lake is located:
- 11 miles west of Astoria
- 94 miles west of Portland
- 124 miles northwest of Salem.
Address: 100 Peter Iredale Rd, Hammond, OR 97121
Phone: 503-861-3170 x 21
Body of water: Natural lake
Water quality: Tea-brown, fair transparency
Depth: Deep and shallow
Water T° (summer): Warm
Historic site with museum
Reservable picnic shelter
Driving Directions to Coffenbury Lake
- From the junction of Highway 101 and Highway 30 in Astoria, drive 3.2 miles to the southwest (Warrenton/Seaside/Airport)
- Turn right onto Fort Stevens Highway Spur, then turn left onto Fort Stevens/Main St.
- Turn right onto SW 18th St, which merges onto NW Ridge Rd
- Follow 3.5 miles to Fort Stevens State Park.