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.Directions
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.