Nehalem Bay State Park


Nehalem Bay State Park
Nehalem Bay State Park
Nehalem Bay State Park is located in Oregon
Type Public, state
Location Tillamook County, Oregon
Nearest city Manzanita
Coordinates 45°41′54″N 123°56′09″W / 45.6984395°N 123.9359683°W / 45.6984395; -123.9359683Coordinates: 45°41′54″N 123°56′09″W / 45.6984395°N 123.9359683°W / 45.6984395; -123.9359683[1]
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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.[2]

The park has a day-use area, and a campground for tents, recreational vehicles, horse camp and hiker/bike camping.

There is an air strip for small planes, the Nehalem Bay State Airport, and a beautiful amphitheaterwhich has wonderful, informative and educational programs available 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 CCC (Civilial Conservation Corps) in the 1930's. Nehalem Beach is within the park.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Nehalem Bay State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1132407. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  2. ^ "Nehalem Spit". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1132417. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Nehalem Beach". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1158928. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 

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