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About KelsoThe dramatic and much lauded run of smelt up the Cowlitz River in January and February has earned Kelso the title Smelt Capital of the World. Also plentiful are steelhead trout and sturgeon, making Kelso an important fishing and canning center.

Visitor Centers Kelso-Longview Chamber Visitor Center 105 N. Minor Rd. Kelso, WA 98626. Phone:(360)423-8400

ShoppingJCPenney serves as the anchor store at Three Rivers Mall, just west of I-5 exit 39 at Allen Street and SR 4.

Things to Do Cowlitz County Historical Museum

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Kelso, WA

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Best Western Aladdin Inn

310 Long Ave. Kelso, WA 98626

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Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center Kelso/Longview

510 Kelso Dr. Kelso, WA 98626

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Comfort Inn

440 Three Rivers Dr. Kelso, WA 98626

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