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St. Helens McCormick Park

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Scappoose Bay Marina

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Dalton Lake Trail (OBT)

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Dyno Nobel Dike Road

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Grey Cliffs Waterfront Park

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Columbia Botanical Gardens

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Columbia City Waterfront

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Knob Hill Park

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Scappoose Bay Marine Park Nature Trail

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

In St Helens turn west on to Columbia Blvd off of Hwy 30 and go 1.3 miles to St. Helens St (Old Portland Rd), turn right and go 0.4 miles to 7th St., turn left and follow 7th for 0.25 miles, past the Armory to Plymouth St. Then turn left down to the St. Helens WTP and Knob Hill Park.

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Habitat and Birds

The main attraction is the water works ponds for ducks and gulls in winter. Mew Gulls can number in the 100’s in winter. The edges of the impounded water can have an irregular shore bird in the rip rap… Rarities include Heerman’s Gull and Surf Scoter.

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