W. B. Nelson State Recreation Site

  General Advisory 07/25/18
FIRE BAN: Camp fires are not allowed on any Oregon Beaches. Camp fires, briquettes, propane fire pits are allowed in fire pits in state park campgrounds. No fires are allowed in day use area fire pits.

Major Features & Activities

  • Blue Indicates that some, but not all, facilities are accessible according to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
Major Features & Activities:
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms Flush (ADA)
  • Wildlife (ADA)
  • Fishing


W.B. Nelson provides a small freshwater lake and fishing dock. Bass and stocked pan-sized trout are the most common fish. The area is known for abundant waterfowl. Adjacent to the Alsea River, there's a scenic wetland area.