Skipanon Channel is a tidal waterway extending south 2.7 miles from deep water in Columbia River. The channel enters the Columbia River about 10 miles above the Columbia River's entrance bar, and 4 miles below Astoria, Ore.
The Skipanon Channel serves the city of Warrenton, Ore., which owns a 300-foot public wharf. A small-boat basin has facilities for numerous fishing and recreation craft.
The Corps of Engineers does not maintain recreation facilities at this location. Please stay off the jetties as they are hazardous and not intended for recreational use. Nearby recreational facilities fall under the jurisdiction of private, local or state agencies. Learn more about jetties and why they are unsuitable for recreation at Understanding Coastal Jetties.