Fort Stevens was the primary military defense installation in the Three Fort Harbor Defense System at the mouth of the Columbia River. The triumvirate is completed by Forts Canby and Columbia on the Washington State side. Fort Stevens served for 84 years and is now retired. The Fort Stevens State Park of today contains an eight-mile network of paved, mostly level bike paths. This guided bike ride focuses on the historical and geographical attractions of the nation's largest State Park, set along the Columbia River. This adventure includes Battery Russell, dating back to the early 20th century, and a viewing station that provides great panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Cape Disappointment Light House along Washington's shoreline. Another attraction you'll view is the wreck of the English ship Peter Iredale, which ran aground in 1906. Afterwards, enjoy some refreshments. Notes:Minimum height is 4 feet. Minimum age is 10 years.
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