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Scaponia Park Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Looking towards the trailhead, Scaponia Park (bobcat)
Tie trail to Scaponia Park from the Hawkins Road Trailhead (bobcat)

Contents

Hikes including this trailhead

Driving Directions

Via Scappoose:

Drive I-405 north and take Exit 3 for Highway 30 and St. Helens.

Drive 1.0 miles, taking the middle lane as you go below the underpass and come to the traffic light at Nicolai Street.

Keep straight here and drive 19.1 miles on Highway 30 into Scappoose before making a left turn at a traffic light onto the Scappoose-Vernonia Highway for Pittsburg and Vernonia.

Drive 15.0 miles down the vally of the East Fork Nehalem River and turn left into Scaponia Park.

Pay the $5 day use fee at the fee station and go 0.3 miles to a turnaround and restrooms.

Via Vernonia:

Drive Highway 26 west. From the merge with Highway 217, it’s 23.3 miles to the junction with Highway 47N.

Turn right here for Vernonia and Clatskanie. Drive 14.5 miles into Vernonia and turn right onto Bridge Street.

Drive 1.3 miles through downtown Vernonia, cross Rock Creek and the Nehalem River, and bear left at Pebble Creek Road for Mist and Clatskanie.

Go another 4.2 miles to the junction of Highway 47 and the Scappoose-Vernonia Highway.

Go right here for Scappoose and St. Helens and drive 5.4 miles before making a right turn into Scaponia Park.

Pay the $5 day use fee at the fee station and go 0.3 miles to a turnaround and restrooms.

Other Notes

  • Keep to the trail: respect private property


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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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