Scappoose Bay Marine Park is a marina that gives boating access to flooded islands in the river, with kayaking/canoeing opportunities, campsites, and a short nature trail.
Scappoose Bay Marine Park at a glance
What: marina, nature trail, kayaking and canoeing, birdwatching, fishing
Where: In Warren (just a mile south of St. Helens) turn east off Highway 30 onto Millard Road, then right onto Old Portland Road. The marina is at 57420 Old Portland Road (45.8529, -122.8148). The nature trail begins there, and boats can be launched from there to explore the Columbia Slough and its islands.
Hiking: There is an 0.7 mile nature trail loop at the marina.
Camping: Bayport RV Park & Campground is adjacent and provides grassy campsites.
Notable Wildlife: Great Blue Heron, waterfowl, sandpipers, Bald Eagle, Osprey, Pileated Woodpecker, Steller’s Jay, Western Painted Turtle
Property status: Port of Columbia County
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