June 29, 2013

Nehalem Spit

Distance: 4.8 miles
Location: Nehalem Bay State Park, Manzanita

Located between the Pacific ocean and Nehalem Bay near the quaint town of Manzanita, Nehalem Spit is a 4 mile long narrow section of land known as a sand spit. At the south end, the Nehalem River enters the ocean at a jetty, and Neahkahnie Mountain isĀ at the north end. Access to the spit is available at Nehalem Bay State Park’s day use area and large campground.

view from Neahkahnie Mountain overlook

day use area at Nehalem State Park

looking towards Neahkahnie Mountain

beach and sky at Nehalem Spit


north jetty at Nehalem River from Nehalem Spit

beautiful sky patterns

on Nehalem Spit looking towards Nehalem Bay

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  • Linda Mason

    Lovely views.