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Knight Park

A Lincoln County Park

Facilities include concrete vault restrooms.
wheelchair accessible restrooms

Knight Park is Day Use Only with No Fees.

Boat Ramp Restrooms Hiking Fishing
See map key.

Knight Park Plan (*pdf file)
Knight Park
Boat Launch
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Park Description

Knight Park is a two acre park located at the mouth of the Salmon River. This park has the only public boat launch for the Salmon River, and is highly used by boaters, kayaks, and canoes.

Knight Park is also used by locals, and tourists attracted to the Nature Conservancy Cascade Head hiking trail, Camp Westwind (YWCA) and the US Forest Service, Cascade Head Research Scenic Area. Parking for the Cascade Head Nature Conservatory is available.


Jet pump drive prohibited above Hwy 101 bridge.

Motors greater that 15 hp prohibited upstream from river mile 3, approximately 3/4 mile west of Hwy 101 bridge.

Park Improvments

Lincoln County Parks in cooperation with the Oregon State Marine Board and Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife recently completed improvements to the park. Improvements included a new boat launch with boarding floats, adding a single car parking lot and parking for boat trailers.

Knight Park
Boarding floats for boat launch
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Knight Park
Single car parking lot
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DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 101 North to Junction of Highway 101 and Highway 18 (just north of Lincoln City), Continue North on Highway 101 for approximately Ż mile, Turn left on Three Rocks Road, Follow Three Rocks Road to end of pavement (just past the Savage Road intersection), Knight Park is located at the end of the pavement.

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Lincoln County Parks
880 NE 7th Street  •  Newport, Oregon 97365
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