Oneonta Beach Exploration A8

Oneonta Gorge has a secret.  A nice low-water Columbia beach.  The masses think the crowd-packed Gorge is the attraction, but Curious Gorge likes to head the other way….downstream instead of upstream.  Down to the Columbia, then exploring to find peaceful solitude and beauty.  Of course the details to find the hidden spots are in the book. See ya there come August/September!

Head through one of the five Oneonta Tunnels out to the beach:

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This is the scene outside the five tunnels….kind of rocky, not much beach.   You gotta know which way to go:


Go past where the usual tourists don’t venture:




After basking in the Gorge glory….head back through the tunnels back to the crowded Oneonta Gorge scene, a smile on your face at how you escaped the masses to explore somewhere really nice!