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Manzanita Beach Activities

From horseback riding to golfing and playing on the beach, there are no shortage of fun outdoor activities on the Oregon Coast. Check out our favorites below and book your vacation with Manzanita Beach Getaway!

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Manzanita Outdoor Activities

Manzanita Golf Course

908 Lakeview Dr., Manzanita | (503) 368-5744

The Manzanita Golf Course is a 9-hole course located on the Oregon Coast. The links styled golf course is a perfect outing for family with a beautiful setting of both ocean and forest. This course is great for all skill levels.

Manzanita City Park

Pacific Avenue and South Third St., Manzanita | (503) 368-5343
Enjoy the outdoors with a visit to Manzanita City Park! The park features a tennis court, beach volleyball court, a children’s play area, and more.

Northwest Equine Outfitters

Nehalem Bay State Park | (503) 801-7433

Create a one-of-a-kind Manzanita vacation experience and take the family on a horseback riding adventure through Nehalem Bay State Park. Northwest Equine Outfitters located in Salem, offers various riding packages for the family (ages 6 & up) at any riding level!

Sunset Scooters

519 Laneda Ave., Manzanita | (503) 720-2782

Experience Manzanita in a different way and hop on a scooter to explore the town’s shops, restaurants, and parks! Rentals are by the hour and walk-ins and reservations are welcome.

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Bird Watching

Manzanita Beach, Oregon, is a paradise for birdwatchers. The coastal landscape and nearby Nehalem Bay State Park provide an ideal habitat for a variety of bird species. As you stroll along the sandy shores or explore the park’s trails, keep an eye out for bald eagles, peregrine falcons, herons, and numerous seabirds. The diverse coastal ecosystem in Manzanita offers a tranquil setting for birdwatching, making it a hidden gem for nature enthusiasts. 


Manzanita, Oregon, is a coastal gem for seafood enthusiasts, offering many opportunities for crabbing, clamming, and fishing. The pristine waters along the coast teem with Dungeness crabs, razor clams, and various fish species. Whether casting a line from the shore, wading in the tide pools to dig for clams, or setting up crab pots along the bay, Manzanita provides a bountiful and memorable experience. So, grab your gear and head to the shoreline; it’s time to savor Manzanita’s freshest seafood, whether you’re an avid angler or a casual beachcomber.

Wheeler Outdoor Activities 

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

580 Marine Dr., Wheeler | (503) 842-7972

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad (OCSR) is a unique heritage railroading museum with displays of engines and historic artifacts. The OCSR also offers interpreted train rides along the coast. The OCSR’s mission provides information about the history of the North Coast of Oregon and wildlife and stresses the importance of environmental conversation. There are several different train rides available for you to choose from.

Nehalem Outdoor Activities 


36090 8th St., Nehalem

Join in on the pickleball craze and play a game or two at the North County Recreation District in Nehalem! There are four outdoor courts, so there is plenty of space to play. Courts are free to use.