Lincoln County Parks
880 NE 7th St
Newport, OR 97365
tel: (541) 265 - 5747
fax: (541) 574 - 1295
Facilities include concrete vault restrooms.
Knight Park is Day Use Only with No Fees.
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.
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.
DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 101 North through Lincoln City to Junction of Highway 101 and Highway 18.
Continue North on Highway 101 to approximately mile point 103.9, turn West on Three Rocks Road, follow Three Rocks Road for 2.3 miles to end of pavement.