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Address: Nehalem, OR

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Beautiful Scenery quiet place to relax

We often drive up here when we visit family in Garibaldi. The trip is so relaxing and enjoyable even on a winter day. The little town is a gem with good places to eat, when they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 19, 2016
Dawn D
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

We often drive up here when we visit family in Garibaldi. The trip is so relaxing and enjoyable even on a winter day. The little town is a gem with good places to eat, when they are open. Not a lot of places stay open all winter or have limited hours. The river is calm and ideal for a little... More 

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Gladstone, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I love this little river by the coast! Love the misty mountains when it's cloudy and rainy with the purple layered mountains. It's gorgeous when it's sunny and nice as well of course. Great place to kayak and explore the local wildlife. The herd of elk that lives here likes to show themselves as soon as you stop looking for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The Good: It's in a beautiful area, right on the river. There aren't too many campsites and it's fairly clean. They sell firewood at $5 per small bundle, just in case you don't bring your own. There are two primitive pit toilets that are maintained by the camp hosts. Garbage dumpster and recycling on site. The Bad: The fees went... More 

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Manzanita, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Nehalem river is interwoven into our lives and apart of our history since we live near her shores. She is a beautiful thing to behold and has an extraordinary estuary that is astounding for fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking and just looking at. Up River are many sweet swimming holes and an incredible campground at “The Falls” as we call it.... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We will be moving here soon. Beautiful river. Great kayaking. Salmon fishing in summer steelhead in winter! Some crab too if you have a crab trap!

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

We stopped for a bit to enjoy the peaceful Nehalem River, which is a 119 mile long river. We watched as people put their boats into the river. It is also a popular river to kayak on.

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Lakewood, Washington, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

It's a lazy, winding body of water enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Easy access to food and lodging nearby. You'll have a good outdoor adventure any time of year.

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Nehalem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

Lower part of the river is influenced by the tide: for an easier trip, head upstream with the incoming and float downstream with the outgoing. Paddle past estuaries, streams, towns, pastures, homes, bridges, rails and wilderness. Two directions to travel: South Fork or North Fork. Wonderful trip for bird watching. There are eagles and their nests along the way, keeping... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2013

Stayed at campground several times recently with family only and then friends....The beach is awesome and the river is beautiful to kayak on and canoe and/or sit on river shore and clam and drink a beer. great for pictures. I have stayed all around the bay and enjoy it rain or shine:) A must visit while on the coast. I... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

Found a deal on VRBO, didn't know what to expect. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. The cabin was very comfortable with a full kitchen, bedroom and loft, front deck with swing facing the river just feet away, and all the entertainment options including Wifi. What a perfect central point for exploring the coast. Manzanita and Cannon Beach to... More 

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