Humboldt Bay 8: North Spit

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Following the north spit south from Manila we run into the Samoa and Fairhaven sections of this narrow piece of land:



We have dunes and beach on the Pacific Ocean side of the spit, and privately owned land on Humboldt Bay side (i.e., Samoa Pulp Mill, etc.). Not a huge amount of photography opportunities in this place. But further south we find Samoa Boat Launch County Park, which features, not only the aforementioned launch, but a place for camping and a nice spot for photographing the bay:















Across the street from boat launch is a marsh of sorts which, in winter when its flooded, can yield some interesting shots:









Further south we reach into the end of the North Spit, which terminates at the North Jetty. But I will cover that in my next post on Humboldt Bay.


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