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Neskowin , which means "Land of Many Fishes," is a quaint seaside village located on the northern Oregon coast. Located in the southern part of Tillamook County along the Pacific Ocean and tucked in the north side of Cascade Head, Neskowin is small and quiet with a wide sandy beach and a meandering creek that makes it perfect for families or a romantic getaway for two. The town started as a dairy farming community in the late 1800s and by the 1920s it had evolved into the beach community that it is today. It is considered the last town within the northern Oregon coast and its most defining landmark is Proposal Rock, a large basalt seastack that is covered with vegetation and sits right at the tide zone. Fishing is very popular in the area where the ocean and many creeks and rivers provide a variety of fish, including steelhead, trout, chinook, bass, halibut, flounder and silverside salmon. Hiking, biking, beachcombing, golf and picnicking are just a few of the other outdoor pursuits in the area. You will find a variety of shops and businesses in Neskowin and there is a very good café in town that is popular with both locals and visitors. Internationally known artist, Michael Schlicting operates his studio-gallery in a renovated 1922 schoolhouse that is open seven days a week (11-5 during the summer months and on weekends in the spring and fall.) Neskowin is a very quiet, tranquil destination that is perfect for long walks on the beach and just enjoying the awe inspiring beauty of the southern Oregon coast.

Surrounding areas: Pacific City, Oregon (6.7 mi), Lincoln City, Oregon (9.8 mi), Tierra Del Mar, Oregon (10.1 mi), Gleneden Beach, Oregon (15.8 mi), Three Capes, Oregon (16.1 mi), Depoe Bay, Oregon (21.1 mi), Netarts, Oregon (22.7 mi)

Neskowin Vacation Rentals

Neskowin Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Liberty Inn4990 N Logan RdLincoln City, OR7.3 mi.(877) 994-1777
Lincoln City Shilo Inn1501 NW 40TH StLincoln City, OR7.8 mi.(503) 641-6565
Econo Lodge1713 NW 21st StLincoln City, OR8.9 mi.(541) 994-5281
Bel~aire Inn Express2945 NW Hwy 101Lincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(800) 452-8981
Best Inn & Suites1014 Ne Hwy 101Lincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(541) 994-9017
Best Western Lincoln Sands535 NW InltLincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(541) 994-8155
Best Western Rama Inn Lincoln City4430 Se Hwy 101Lincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(541) 994-6060
Comfort Inn136 NE Hwy 101Lincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(541) 994-8155
Lincoln Sands535 NW Inlt AveLincoln City, OR10.4 mi.(541) 994-4227
Lareisa Plaza Luxury Condos39 Combs AveDepoe Bay, OR20.7 mi.(541) 765-2675
Inn At Otter Crest301 Otter Crest LoopOtter Rock, OR23.2 mi.(541) 765-2111
Spirit Mountain Lodge2700 SW Salmon River HwyWillamina, OR24.5 mi.(888) 668-7366
Shilo Inn Tillamook2515 N MainTillamook, OR26.2 mi.(503) 641-6565
Best Western Inn & Suites1722 N Makinster RdTillamook, OR26.4 mi.(503) 842-7599
Sheridan Country Inn1330 W Main StSheridan, OR27.3 mi.(503) 843-3151
Bed & Breakfast
Gracies Landing B&B Inn235 Se Bayview AveDepoe Bay, OR20.9 mi.(541) 765-2322

Neskowin Weather & Climate

The Pacific Ocean is the single most influencing factor on the climate along the central coast of Oregon. Because of the normal movement of air masses from west to east, most of the systems moving across Oregon have been extensively modified while traveling over the ocean, or they dissipate completely before reaching dry land. This also keeps temperatures at a moderate level all year long. However, the unlimited supply of moisture available to those air masses is largely responsible for the abundant rainfall over western Oregon and in the higher elevations. Also, beginning near and following the coastline, is the Coast Range Mountains, which also exerts an important influence on the climate. This range forces the air to rise as it moves eastward and the resulting cooling and condisation produces some of the heaviest annual rainfalls in the U.S. along the higher western slopes.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 47°F 36°F 14.13 in. 49°F
February 51°F 38°F 11.81 in. 50°F
March 54°F 39°F 10.81 in. 50°F
April 58°F 40°F 7.22 in. 50°F
May 62°F 44°F 5.25 in. 52°F
June 65°F 48°F 3.72 in. 55°F
July 70°F 50°F 1.72 in. 55°F
August 71°F 51°F 1.66 in. 55°F
September 70°F 49°F 3.80 in. 55°F
October 61°F 44°F 7.56 in. 54°F
November 52°F 40°F 14.63 in. 53°F
December 46°F 36°F 15.82 in. 52°F

Neskowin Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Mcnary Field (SLE) located about 49 miles southeast of Neskowin in Salem, Oregon, the Corvallis Municipal airport (CVO) located approximately 53 miles southeast of Neskowin in Corvallis, Oregon, the Portland Hillsboro airport (HIO) located roughly 58 miles northeast of Neskowin in Hillsboro ( Portland ), Oregon, the Astoria Regional airport (AST) located around 72 miles north of Neskowin in Astoria, Oregon, and finally the Portland International airport (PDX) located about 74 miles east of Neskowin in Portland, Oregon.

Neskowin Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Enchanted ForestTurnerOR53.4 mi.
Oaks Amusement ParkPortlandOR69.6 mi.
Golf Courses
Hawk Creek Golf CourseNeskowinOR 
Neskowin Beach Golf CourseNeskowinOR 
Lakeside Golf & Racquet ClubLincoln CityOR9.8 mi.
Alderbrook Golf CourseTillamookOR25.0 mi.
Bay Breeze Golf Course & Driving RangeTillamookOR25.0 mi.
Ski Areas
Cooper SpurPortlandOR69.6 mi.
Mount Hood MeadowsPortlandOR69.6 mi.
Willamette PassEugeneOR85.1 mi.
Mount Hood SkibowlGovernment CampOR109.2 mi.
State Parks
Neskowin Beach State ParkOR0.5 mi. 
Bob Straub State ParkOR5.2 mi. 
Cape Kiwanda State ParkOR7.2 mi. 
Roads End State ParkOR7.4 mi. 
Devils Lake State ParkOR9.6 mi. 
H B Van Duzer Forest State ParkOR9.9 mi. 
D River State ParkOR10.2 mi. 
Whalen Island State ParkOR11.5 mi. 
Gleneden Beach State ParkOR16.5 mi. 
Cape Lookout State ParkOR16.8 mi. 
Fogarty Creek State ParkOR18.6 mi. 
Fishing Rock State ParkOR18.7 mi. 
Munson Creek Falls State ParkOR20.0 mi. 
Boiler Bay State ParkOR20.2 mi. 
Rocky Creek State ParkOR23.0 mi. 
Symons State ParkOR23.8 mi. 
Otter Crest State ParkOR24.3 mi. 
Oceanside Beach State ParkOR24.4 mi. 
Devils Punchbowl State ParkOR25.6 mi. 
Cape Meares State ParkOR26.5 mi. 
Latimer Quilt & Textile MuseumTillamookOR25.1 mi.(Technology)
Oregon State Archives Online ExhibitSalemOR47.5 mi.(History)
Hallie Ford Museum of ArtSalemOR47.5 mi.(Art)
A.C. Gilbert's Discovery VillageSalemOR47.5 mi.(Children's)
Earth Art InkCorvallisOR51.4 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
Oregon ZooPortlandOR69.6 mi.

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