Nehalem Bay State Park, Nehalem

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Nehalem Bay State Park is a state park in the United States located on the Oregon Coast, near the communities of Nehalem and Manzanita on the Nehalem Spit, a sand spit west of Nehalem Bay.Tillamook County transferred the land to the State of Oregon for a park in the 1930s. During the 1940s and 1950s, workers planted European beach grass, shore pine, and Scotch broom to stabilize the dunes—a process that took an additional twenty years. The park opened in 1972.The park has a day-use areas, and a campground for tents, recreational vehicles, horse riders, hikers and bicyclists.There is an air strip for small planes, the Nehalem Bay State Airport, and an amphitheater that has interpretative programs throughout the summer months.The park is south of nearby Neahkahnie Mountain the highest coastal land mass north of San Francisco and south of Canada. The trail to the summit of the mountain was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). in the 1930s. Nehalem Beach is within the park.
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  • Having a Class C, we found our camp site to be perfect. Lots of grass and available space. The ocean is a few "steps" away. You can't see the ocean but with the wind, the barrier may have been a bless...  more »
  • Yurt is fantastic...warm...dry Kids really enjoyed it. My wife and I did to, but The beds might be the most uncomfortable thing in the world. We will bring pads and air mattresses next time  more »
  • Excellent site, right next to the ocean. Sites are long enough but many overhanging trees can make it very difficult to park a bigger rig and have room for your slide. Hot showers and clean washrooms....  more »

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