Hwy 47 Clatskanie to Vernonia

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Gunners Lakes

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Pittsburg Road

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Canaan Marsh

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Banks-Vernonia State Trail Beaver Creek Trailhead

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Big Eddy County Park

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Scaponia County Park/Scaponia Recreation Site

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Clatskanie Mountain

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Vernonia Lake

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

Mile post 4 to 8 has the best access. The road then descends down to the Nehalem River. It is 27 miles from Vernonia to Clatskanie.

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Habitat and Birds

This road has many forested walk-in opportunities behind gates, and Big Eddy County Park along the Nehalem. Out of Clatskanie, it climbs Clatskanie Mt. into the Coast Range with managed Douglas fir forest lands where higher elevation birds like grouse, Gray Jay, Hermit Warbler and Red Crossbills are possible.

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