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Nehalem Bay State Park

64 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Set between the ocean and the bay, Nehalem Bay Campground is situated on a 4 mile-long sand spit. The campground setting is in shore pines bordered by rolling dunes. Walk over the dunes and you’re at the beach building sand castles, flying a kite or relaxing to the sound of the ocean. A forested…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Fair
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Yurts

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Firewood Available
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

64 Reviews of Nehalem Bay State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
  • 4
  • 24
  • 34
Robert D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2021

Our 3rd time camping here and it was great!

October 2021– Our 3rd time to Nehalem Bay State Park. The entrance to the park is still very rough and bumpy until you actually reach the park entrance. The roads inside the park are very good, smooth and wide. Our spot B-37 was very nice except the fact of the rain for 2 days that created a pool…

SiteB-37
Month of VisitNovember
J
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2021

Great spot on the Oregon coast.

Loved this state park campground.  Roomy, awesome beach just steps away.  Great AT&T cell service.  If you scan for over the air TV stations you'll find some here.  No Sewer, so you'll have to endure using the dump station, and can imagine it gets very busy trying to dump the tanks during the…

Month of VisitNovember
D
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2021

Wonderful Park

Love this park - so much to do !! Hiking,walking,biking, fishing ,crabbing and walking on the beach!!

Sitec45
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Nehalem Bay State Park is located in Oregon

Directions

Directions to Nehalem Bay State Park Turn off US 101 at the Shell station between Manzanita and Nehalem. Travel 1 1/2 miles to the park. Follow signs to the campground 1/2 mile inside park entrance.

Address

9500 Sandpiper Lane
Nehalem, OR 97131

Coordinates

45.6964437 N
123.93698336 W

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About This Campground

Set between the ocean and the bay, Nehalem Bay Campground is situated on a 4 mile-long sand spit. The campground setting is in shore pines bordered by rolling dunes. Walk over the dunes and you’re at the beach building sand castles, flying a kite or relaxing to the sound of the ocean. A forested 1.8 mile long bike path provides a breathtaking view of the bay. You may see deer and elk grazing and a variety of birds. Kayaking, crabbing, fishing and clamming are popular activities. Park features include a 2,400 foot airstrip that includes a fly-in camp. A hiker-biker camp offers sites for those -walking and riding bikes. Yurts are available as an alternative camping experience. Primitive horse campsites offer horse enthusiasts camping with several miles of trails and beach to explore. Camping and other facilities: -265 electrical sites with water -18 yurts (nine pet friendly; see our Pets in Parks FAQ for more info) -Hot showers and flush toilets -Horse camp with 17 primitive sites -Hiker/biker camp -Airport camp with primitive fly-in sites -RV dump station -Meeting hall

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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