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October 11, 2018

Saying Goodbye To Jim Mudd

Anyone who has ever visited Manzanita knows Jim Mudd, “Mr. Mudd Dog.” Jim passed away recently, leaving behind a legacy of philanthropy and generosity. James Malburn Mudd, the self-proclaimed “Manzanita Man of the Century”, was born February 28th, 1941 to Jane Crossley and Malburn Mudd in Vancouver, Washington. Growing up as an […]
October 9, 2018

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Are you a shutterbug? Is your phone bursting with photos of Neahkahnie Mountain, Laneda Avenue, or the Nehalem River. Well, you’re in luck! Each month, the Manzanita Visitors Center holds a photo contest that showcases great photos of our little town. Send us your favorites shots from Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler and […]
October 2, 2018

Volunteer Locally

So many organizations in Manzanita, Nehalem, and Wheeler run on volunteer power. Are you looking to lend a hand but not sure where to start? Email the Manzanita Visitors Center at info@exploremanzanita.com and we’ll help you find the right fit. Here is a list of local groups that need your help today. […]
September 27, 2018

SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup

The annual SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup comes to Manzanita on Saturday, September 29 from 10 am to 1 pm. It’s a chance to pitch in and help tidy up our beautiful stretch of beach. Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers this weekend to support the health of our public beaches, neighborhoods, […]
September 13, 2018

Manzanita Music Festival 2018

Presented by San Dune Pub, the two day music festival will take place at the San Dune Pub, A Mighty Thai, and MacGregor’s, A Whiskey Bar, Friday and Saturday, September 14th and 15th, 2018. The 3rd annual Manzanita Music Festival will benefit the Neahkahnie School District Music Program. The festival has helped […]
August 20, 2018

Getting To Know You: CARTM & The Refindery

CARTM is the solid waste transfer station, recycling center and thrift shop located on Necarney City Road south of Manzanita. In 1953, Tillamook County bought nine acres in the sand dunes south of Manzanita to use as a public dump. Until the 1970s, anyone could dump anything at any time at no […]
August 5, 2018

Explore Nature Tillamook Coast

Explore Nature is a collaboration of eight small environmental organizations involved in natural resource conservation in Tillamook County, working together to bring educational outdoor experiences to the general public. Many offer nature-based lectures and other activities in addition to the hikes, walks, and paddles featured within the Explore Nature program. The participating […]
July 31, 2018

Join Cape Falcon Marine Reserve For Seabird Science Hike

Seabird Science Hike Oswald West State Park Friday, August 3rd  10 am – 12 pm Please register for this free event ahead of time by clicking here Oswald West State Park is the gateway to the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve. Together these areas create a corridor of conservation stretching from the land […]
July 30, 2018

See The Beach From Horseback

How Do You Explore the Beach? On a Horse, of Course! There are many relaxing ways to explore the beach at Manzanita. But if you are looking for a bit more wind in your hair when you hit the beach, try horseback riding. With experienced outfitters ready to show you the ropes, […]
July 29, 2018

Beach Fires Prohibited Until Further Notice

UPDATE: From Oregon Parks & Rec Department – Effective Thursday, July 19 Campfires and open flames prohibited on all areas of the Ocean Shore and beaches managed by OPRD. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, and other flame sources that cannot be turned off with a valve. Liquid fuel stoves or […]