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Driving directions to Great Vow

Driving directions to Great Vow Zen Monastery from Portland or Seattle

Phone 503-728-0654

Watch for changing speed zones.

1.    Take I5 to exit 36 Longview (south of Seattle, north of Portland).
2.    At the exit travel west on to 432 towards Longview City Center.
3.    At the sign to “Highway 30 to Oregon”, turn left (south) onto “Oregon Way” .
4.    Cross the Lewis and Clark Bridge into Oregon.
5.    Turn right (west) onto Highway 30 towards Astoria. Clatskanie is 12 miles from this point.
6.    In Clatskanie turn right at the stoplight onto Nehalem Street
7.    Go straight to the end, and then follow the road left onto 5th street.
8.    Stay on this road (do NOT take the first left fork to the Poplar Farm).
9.    You will reach a fork after 2.9 miles; stay left, on Quincy-Mayger Road. Following the street signs saying “Zen Monastery”.
10.  The Monastery is 1.8 miles past the fork, at 79640 Quincy-Mayger Road on the right.