NEHALEM BAY STATE PARK
83000 3rd St Necarney
Nehalem, Oregon 97131
A few miles south of Manzanita.
6 miles of ocean beach frontage
Sand Dune sheltered campground open year round
A horse camp is available for those of you who want to bring your horses.
291 campsites (electric)
Max RV length 60'
17 primitive in horse camp
6 primitive for fly-in campers usins adjacent air strip
RV dump station
Boat dock for handicapped folks.
Campsites for tents.
A community of Yurts
Up Highway 101 you can hike from Oswald West State Park to a beach called 'Short Sand'.
The old timers called this place Smugglers Cove.
It is also called Oswald West State Park.
Hiking Trails in this area lead to Cape Falcon, Neahkahnie Falls & up to the top of Neahkahnie
Trees include Spruce
You will also find:
A large variety of mushrooms
Coastal rivers include:
At Oswald West State Park there are 2 trails down to this cove area.
the one to the south serves the overnight camping area.
The north trail has a river you follow to the beach.
These trails are well surfaced and easy to travel for all ages.
Bring your swim suits. There is a perfect place to body & board surf at this beach.
Also a pond for youngsters to go wading in.
There are other trails twords the north that take off in many directions. I will have more on these
trails later as I have time to take these paths.