Category Archives: Exploring

Nehalem, Russ Morrow’s Sport-fishing Guide Service

Russ Morrow’s Sport-fishing Guide Service



Get ready for a great day of fishing! Book your next fishing adventure with professional guide Russ Morrow. With many years of guiding throughout Oregon’s rivers and Pacific Coast, Russ will put you in the right place at the right time for a fishing experience you’ll never forget! Whether you’re an experienced fisherman (or fisherwoman!), or have never fished before, Russ will make sure you have a fun day on the water.


Nehalem, Oswald West State Park

Oswald West State Park


Situated among a sea of shore pines, the campground borders rolling dunes that separate the campground from the beach.  A walk over the dunes and you’re at the beach building sand castles, flying a kite or relaxing to the sound of the ocean.  Beach-combing can produce special rewards – treasures that include agates, shells, and occasionally glass floats.  End the day with a sun set over the ocean in the shadow of Neah-kah-

Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park


$5 daily day-use fee or buy a 12-month permit for $30 or a 24-month permit for $50. These 1- and 2-year permits are good at all state park day-use areas. 265 electrical sites (maximum site 60 feet); 18 yurts (two yurts are now pet friendly to dogs and cats); horse camp (17 sites with corrals); hiker/biker camp; fly-in camp adjacent to airstrip

Manzanita Bikes & Boards

Manzanita Bikes & Boards

170 Laneda Avenue
Manzanita, OR 97130

The focus of our business is fun cycle rentals and bike rentals. We have a retail store with boogie boards, skim boards and bike related items, beach toys, kites, and other miscellaneous merchandise. We sell foot wear and head wear, sunglasses, and watches. Our rentals can be rented by the hour, day or week to fit into your vacation plans.ber services, all designed to make your shopping experience a pleasurable one.

Gearhart, Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site

Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site

(503) 861-3170
4500 Fairway Dr S
Gearhart, OR 97146

No fees, and just 2 miles north of Gearhart, where the ocean is a short walk from the parking area. Offering picnicking and beach activities including walking on the beach, beach fishing, biking and kite flying. A horseback riding concessionaire is active in the park with beach rides available.

Warrenton, Fort Stevens State Park

Fort Stevens State Park

(503) 861-1671
100 Peter Iredale Rd, Hammond
Warrenton, OR 97121

4,200 acres, offering exploration of history, nature, camping, beachcombing, wildlife viewing (among other recreational opportunities), plus an historic shipwreck and vintage military facility make Fort Stevens a uniquely diversified place. Nine miles of bicycle trails and six miles of hiking trails allow you to explore the park through forests, wetlands, dunes, and shore pines.

Astoria, Fort Clatsop National Park

Fort Clatsop National Park

(503) 861-2471
92343 Fort Clatsop Rd
Astoria, OR 97103

See a replica of Fort Clatsop, with an interpretive center offering an exhibit hall, gift shop and two educational films. The center features ranger-led programs, costumed rangers in the fort and trailheads for the Fort To Sea Trail and Netul River Trail and a picnic area.

Cannon Beach, Haystack Rock

Haystack Rock

487 S. Hemlock St.
Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Rock, one of the most photographed landmarks on the Oregon coast, Towers 235 ft. above the sand. At low tide, pools around the base of the rock teem with marine life. The abundance of bird and marine species living on it resulted in Haystack Rock being designated a National Wildlife Refuge and Marine Garden in 1990. Visitors should heed the signs to not climb on the rock, or disturb any of the creatures found within 300 yards

Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park

Ecola State Park

84318 Ecola State Park Rd
Cannon Beach, OR 97110

Part of the Lewis & Clark National Historic Park, Clark designated the native word, “ikoli” meaning “whale”. Situated about two miles north of downtown Cannon Beach, its hiking trails afford breathtaking views of the dramatic Ocean coastline including excellent views of Tillamook Rock Lighthouse.