Sixteen thousand flowering trees line the streets of Longview WA, which is why Longview is nick-named “Tree City, USA.” Our Parks and Recreation department maintains over 16,000 trees of many varieties.
Throughout the year, Longview offers citywide events for family enjoyment. The Go- 4th celebration is one of the area’s largest 4th of July events. The Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo held in conjunction with the Cowlitz County Fair attracts some of the best competition in the country.
Longview residents stay in shape by exercising at the local YMCA or walking around beautiful Lake Sacajawea.
Many of Longview’s Seniors are active with an energetic Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Longview Senior Center where they enjoy monthly activities including dancing, games, slide shows and various outings.
Medical/health care facilities include St. John’s Hospital and a Kaiser Permanente medical facility.
Lower Columbia Community College is one of the oldest two-year colleges in Washington. It offers many classes for seniors.
The Columbia Theater and the McClellan Arts Center offer Longview a rich assortment of plays and concerts.