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August 14, 2015

The Glenesslin – A Piece Of Manzanita History

On a calm day in October 1913 people on the beach watched the schooner Glenesslin emerge from haze over the ocean and sail into the end of Neahkahnie Mountain. The ship struck the cliff under almost full sail. Why did the huge vessel hit such an obvious pile of rocks? When lookouts […]
August 12, 2015

Exploring The Many Trails Near Manzanita

Rain or shine, exploring this awe-inspiring, forest-filled coast by foot is an absolute favorite among Manzanita locals and tourists alike. With so many gorgeous state parks nearby, you’ll have plenty of trails to choose from.  Set on the southern border of Manzanita is Nehalem Bay State Park. Head down to the beach […]
August 7, 2015

Nehalem Falls Campground – A Forested Gem

Located at Milepost 7, Foss Road, Nehalem Falls Campground is a quiet, shaded retreat nestled next to the beautiful Nehalem River and scenic Nehalem Falls. Large, old-growth Douglas-fir, cedar, spruce and hemlock grace the site. The site features 14 drive-in campsites, one group campsite, four walk-in tent campsites, vault toilets, drinking water […]
August 5, 2015

“Exploring The Oregon Coast Trail” Book Launch

Author Connie Soper will launch her new book “Oregon Coast Trail: 40 Consecutive Day Hikes from the Columbia River to the California Border” Thursday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita. The event is free and open to the public. “I don’t consider my book […]
August 3, 2015

“Muttzanita” wants your vote!

“Muttzanita” launches its first Mayoral election! The town of “Muttzanita” is growing so it is only appropriate for us to elect a mayor. No party affiliation is necessary, however all candidates must be a resident (full or part-time) of the tri-city area (Manzanita, Nehalem and Wheeler) Hurry in and pick up your […]
July 27, 2015
Manzanita Visitors Center

Beach Wheelchairs Available – Click Here

Three beach adaptive wheelchairs are now available for use in Manzanita, two for adults, one for children. Chairs are available to check out at Manzanita City Hall, Monday through Friday. To check one out or inquire about availability, call Manzanita City Hall at (503) 368-5343 during business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 […]
July 18, 2015

Surfing At Short Sands Beach

Surfing along the Oregon Coast is an incredibly thrilling experience, and one of our favorite places to surf is at Short Sands Beach, located within Oswald West State Park. A beautiful walk through our coastlines old growth forest leads you to this special cove filled with waves, waterfalls & dramatic landscapes. Short […]
July 17, 2015

Great Ideas For Summer Reading At The Beach

Enjoy some great summer reading with these recommendations courtesy of Jody Swanson at Cloud & Leaf Bookstore, located at 148 Laneda Avenue in downtown Manzanita. Click on image of list to view larger size.
July 3, 2015

The Hoffman Center – Manzanita’s Hub For The Arts

The Hoffman Center is a community arts center located in charming Manzanita, Oregon provides artistic, cultural and educational activities in north Tillamook County. The center is home to a Ceramics Studio, as well as a multi-purpose room where for musical performances, workshops, classes and author readings, as well summer art and drama […]
June 5, 2015
Nehalem Bay State Park

Nehalem Bay State Park Summer Programs

Nehalem Bay State Park has a full schedule of day and evening programs lined up for summer 2015! The popular Junior Ranger Program runs every day beginning at 10:30 am for youngsters age 6 – 12 and shows kids how to enjoy and care for Oregon’s parks through a variety of activities. […]