Warrenton Trails



Waterfront Trail

Hike along the Warrenton waterfront for stunning views of the Columbia River and the Astoria Bridge. These trails are great for viewing ship traffic and wildlife  

Features: Eagles nest along the trail and restrooms are available at Caruthers Park and the Marinas

Length of Trail: 4.5 miles with over 2 miles paved and a grassy birding trail route too

Accessibility: Trailheads and or access at 1st St., 5th St. 7th Pl., 13th St., Carruthers Park and the Hammond Marina

Designed for:  Multiple use, Pedestrians, human powered vehicles and ADA accessibility devices, and dogs on leash

Skipanon River Trails

Hike along the peaceful Skipanon River with islands, mature forests and wildlife views in the center of the City

Features: level terrain with some pavement and mostly a grassy pathway

Length of Trail: about 2 miles for the loop and 1 mile for the southeastern spur trail

Accessibility: Trailhead at the Skipanon River Park  on 3rd St.  Water access at 2nd St. and 8th St. Other access at Galena Ave; the Skipanon Marina and old Hwy 101

Designed for: Multiple use, pedestrians, mountain bicyclists, dog walkers and birders 

Airport Dike Trail

Enjoy views of Astoria, the Youngs Bay wetlands and abundant wildlife.

Features: No facilities yet but great birding on this grassy and gravel trail

Length of Trail: about 2 miles one way on level terrain

Accessibility: Parking and access near the Lewis & Clark Bridge on old Hwy 101.  Look for the chain link fence and passage at the gate

Designed for: Multiple use, hikers, dog walkers (on leash please) and more

Trail Tips

  • Rain can be sudden and unpredictable.
  • Bring water
  • Stay on the trails to protect surrounding areas
  • Do not pick up or approach wild animals and birds.
  • If you find injured or hurt wildlife ...
  • Wear comfortable shoes

About Warrenton Trails Association

Warrenton's Vision is a trail system connecting important historical, cultural and natural sites in the greater Warrenton Oregon area.

To help explore, detail and realize this vision the Warrenton Trails Association (WTA) was formed in 2003.

The trails are for everyone! From bikers, walkers, bird watchers, dog walkers and nature lovers there is plenty to see and explore.

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2/2015 PRESS RELEASE: Mill Ponds Technical Advisory Committee

Public Open House Set to Review DRAFT Plans for Mill Ponds

Seaside, OR - The Mill Ponds Technical Advisory Committee has been hard at work this winter taking the public input received in August and developing a workable phasing plan. The Committee now would like to get your thoughts on the plan to further refine the vision for the park and develop a final recommendation for Seaside City Council. The Committee's goal is to begin implementation summer of 2015 with invasive species removal.

The Committee will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A to unveil the DRAFT Plan and receive additional public input.

The Committee will also be speaking to the Parks Advisory Council, Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District, Chamber of Commerce, Seaside Downtown Development Association, and many others before finalizing the plan.

In addition to the Open House, the Committee will be hosting two clean up events at the Mill Ponds on Saturday, March 28th in conjunction with SOLVE Spring Clean Up and Saturday, May 9th in conjunction with Seaside Love YOUR Park Day! More details will be released as they become available.

The Committee would like to invite all residents and visitors to become engaged in the process and help make this park a gem in Seaside, "a city with in a park".

For more information on how to become involved, please contact Melyssa Graeper at 503.717.1458 or by email at necanicumwatershed@gmail.com

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PO Box 892, Warrenton, OR 97146,  
Telephone: 503 861-3669

Warrenton Trails Association is an IRS recognized 501 (c)(3) non profit tax-exempt organization.