There are countless recreation and leisure activities waiting for you here in Longview. Explore some of the nooks and crannies and special events that make our community such a fun place to live, work, and play.
Located ninety miles from the Pacific Ocean at the confluence of the Cowlitz and Columbia Rivers, Longview is a relatively new city with a short but remarkable history. Less than 75 years ago, the area where Longview now stands was sparsely populated wilderness and rural homesteads.
There truly is something for everyone at the lake, so add this gem to your list of things to do in Longview, and come down for a visit. You will see why we call Lake Sacajawea the city’s crown jewel- it always sparkles with activity!
San Francisco has its cable cars. Seattle has its Space Needle. And, Longview has its squirrel bridge. The bridge, across Olympia Way near Civic Center circle has attracted international attention and is now a local landmark
A positive, proactive and hopeful public attitude is evident in Longview. From education to culture to neighborhoods, you'll find a home-style atmosphere that is appealing to residents and visitors alike.