Camping at Nehalem Bay State Park means getting to have your cake and eat it too. You want to start your evening walking distance from an ocean sunset? Check. You want to stroll from your tent to a dock by the bay and dangle your feet in the water while you watch dawn shade the mountains? Check. You want paved bike trails and roaming deer and singing birds and toilets and showers and firepits and nice flat campsites? Check. A lively, picturesque beach town, a short bike ride away? Hidden river spots and mountain summit trails? Check and check. Anything else? Hopefully Nehalem Bay Campground’s 306 site options (including 18 yurts and horse 17 horse sites) will do the trick.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
24 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Wind sports
Wildlife watching


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Hipcamper Don
Don H.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2017

Best in the winter to avoid crowds

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Linda W.
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July 21st, 2017

Large Campground, lots of paved bike trails, plenty of hiking trails. Located on the northern Oregon coast so bring warm jackets and the beach tends to be very windy here.

Hipcamper Michelle
Michelle M.
recommends this listing.
February 15th, 2018

If you're looking for a stunning sunset then this is your spot. Since it is such a big campground the beach never seems crowded. They have boat launch, group camping, and a horse camp. You can even pay to ride horses on the beach! Manzanita is a sleepy coastal town nearby, last summer we rode bikes there from the campground.

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Leslie M.
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March 5th, 2018

Great dunes to hide behind from the wind!! Great for beach walks and a retreat into the forest for night time campfires!

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December 14th, 2016
Nehalem Bay State Park
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45.698° N, 123.935° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 24 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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