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Nehalem Bay State Park

Construction Advisory

10/18/2020 to 01/31/2021
All 18 yurts in the Nehalem Bay campground will be closed for renovations October 18, 2020 through the end of January, 2021. Renovations will include electrical rewiring, new heaters and structural element replacements.

COVID-19 Alert

Starting 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Alert: All state parks will close March 23 until further notice. Nehalem Bay State Airport is also CLOSED. The parks closure includes all state parks, including all overnight campgrounds, trails, viewpoints, restrooms, and picnic areas and all other facilities. This is part of the statewide effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19.
Check our Park Status Map for a list of open parks and our FAQ page for details on this decision.

General Advisory

03/15/2020 to 09/15/2020
Seasonal Beach restrictions are in place March 15- Sep. 15 on the spit south of the main park day-use area during nesting season for the western snowy plover. Foot and equestrian traffic on wet sand only; all other recreation prohibited. Information:

General Advisory

01/01/2020 to 12/31/2099
The meeting hall is closed to reservations from July 1, 2020 forward, but remains open on a first-come, first-served basis. Please speak with staff after arrival about renting the meeting hall during your visit. The reservation closure is necessary as we consider transitioning this under-used facility to a visitor center/registration area. For more information, call the park at 503-368-5943.

General Advisory

Starting 07/11/2019
The route to our address at 34600 Garey St. winds through a community. Kids, pets and wildlife are at play. Please be courteous, obey all traffic rules and take it slow.