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August 14, 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. […]
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 […]
August 3, 2018

Enter Our Monthly Photo Contest

Are you a shutterbug? Is your phone bursting with photos of Neahkahnie Mountain or Laneda Avenue. 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 or the surrounding area and enter to […]
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 […]
July 22, 2018

Getting To Know You: Manzanita Beach Walk/Run

A wide expanse of hard-packed sand stretches from the cliffs of Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain south to Nehalem Bay Jetty. Cape Lookout to the south & Neah-Kah-Nie to the north provide a picturesque finish. Come see why so many are calling this “One of the most scenic runs in the region!” Ask a 100 […]
July 13, 2018

Getting To Know You: Lower Nehalem Community Trust

The Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) is a member supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of natural lands. Our mission is simple: To preserve land and nurture conservation values in partnership with an engaged community in the Nehalem region of the Oregon Coast. We work to protect the scenic […]
July 5, 2018

Getting To Know You: SUP Manzanita

Try something new, SUP is for you! Stand Up Paddle Boarding aka SUP is one of the world’s fastest growing recreation water sports. There is good reason for that. It is so user friendly that anyone can learn it and enjoy the sport in less than 2 hours-essentially immediately and it is […]
July 4, 2018

Manzanita Farmer’s Market 2018

Manzanita Farmer’s Market opens for the season on Friday, June 8! Start your summer weekends with fresh food and fun at the Manzanita Farmers Market every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Find local farmers, local seafood, and local artisans. Enjoy wine tasting from wineries, live music, delicious food, and more… […]