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November 12, 2020

Weekend Weather Warning

Tillamook County Emergency Management issued the following warning for Friday:…STRONG WINDS…HAZARDOUS COASTAL CONDITIONS…AND CASCADE SNOW ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY…A deepening low pressure system has the potential to produce hazardous weather across southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late in the week. Details in the strength and timing of this system may change over the […]
October 24, 2020

Be Our Guest This Off Season

It’s all about peace and quiet. With smaller crowds and cooler, milder weather, fall and winter are great times to plan a getaway to Manzanita. You’ll often find yourself alone on the beach and shops and restaurants are easier to get into without the hustle and bustle of summer visitors. Nearby trails […]
September 29, 2020

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 […]
September 24, 2020

Beach Wheelchairs Update

Two beach adaptive wheelchairs are now available for use in Manzanita, one for adults, one for children. Chairs are available to check out at Manzanita Visitors Center, Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm. To check one out or inquire about availability, call us at (503).812.5510 or email We highly […]
September 9, 2020

Coastal Fire Warnings

We have fires burning about 30 minutes south of us near Bay City and 90 minutes south in Lincoln City. Crews are hard at work trying to contain them. While the Manzanita is in no current danger, conditions remain very hot, dry and susceptible to fire. Read the message below from Tillamook […]
September 3, 2020

Travel Safely This Long Weekend

OREGON STATE PARKS OFFERS SAFETY REMINDERS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND SALEM, Ore.—The long Labor Day Weekend is the last big outdoor vacation for many Oregonians. Although nothing is typical in 2020, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department encourages everyone to follow the same safety practices of past years, plus a few new […]
September 2, 2020

Labor Day Weekend Travel Tips

With the long holiday weekend coming up, here are some things to be mindful of if you are making travel plans:–Each coastal county and city has different public health orders. Be informed and follow them — they may be different than where you live.–Face coverings are required statewide indoors and outdoors when […]
August 26, 2020

Art Raffle at Visitors Center to Benefit Local Businesses

Local visionary artist, Shaukya Dekker, has graciously donated her recent painting “Allow Me as I Am” to be raffled off to raise funds for the small business relief fund. Shaukya has shown and sold her work in numerous galleries along the North Coast, including the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita, […]
August 21, 2020

Trash at the Coast

Dear visitors, I am the coordinator at the Manzanita Visitors Center. I love my job for many reasons, chief of which is that I get to interact with travelers from everywhere around the country and the world. I am proud to be an ambassador for my community and I often feel that […]
August 20, 2020

City of Manzanita Covid-19 Update

The Mayor has put out a statement about the current state of the pandemic in Manzanita. You can read the statement below or on the city website: July 24, 2020STATE OF THE PANDEMIC IN MANZANITAFrom Mayor Mike Scott, City of Manzanita As your mayor and on behalf of the city council, I […]