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Tillamook Forest Center

45500 Wilson River Hiway, Tillamook, OR 97141-9193
+1 866-930-4646
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beautiful scenery in a quaint place

With a husband and father that enjoy nature, this was a stop we had to make as part of our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eryn M
Learn a lot

Been here twice. If you are interested in the history of the Tillamook Burn then you should make a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
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Located in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest, the Tillamook Forest Center offers interpretive exhibits, family nature programs, K-12 field trips and facility rentals. It's fun, accessible and free! Discover lessons of the past, present and future of this dynamic forest with hands-on learning and a sense of exploration you'll find nowhere else.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fire tower” (6 reviews)
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45500 Wilson River Hiway, Tillamook, OR 97141-9193
+1 866-930-4646
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Reviewed 4 days ago

With a husband and father that enjoy nature, this was a stop we had to make as part of our vacation. The center was informative and was great for people of all ages. Seeing the iron donkey was an adventure, as well as the lovely...More

Thank Eryn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here twice. If you are interested in the history of the Tillamook Burn then you should make a point to see this. Good history, nice way to get in touch with forestry. Climb the watch tower, take the nature tour. It's quiet, it simple...More

1  Thank kprime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our journey to Cape Mears on the Oregon coast. The center is clean, friendly and very informative. A soak in the river, a walk in nature and some photos and you'll be rested and ready for more driving, and exploring.

Thank Wesley V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through and saw a sign that read family fun. Glad we stopped . You get to climb a fire watch tower and see an exhibit how it operates . Inside the center was well designed and maintained . I'm proud my federal tax dollars...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I am glad I stopped at this museum on the way out to the coast. I just moved to Oregon, and had not heard of the Tillamook Burn. It was interesting to learned the story of the area, and is surprising how beautiful the forest...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Coming from the UK, we were unaware of the history of the Forest and the Tillamook Burn. This Center explains the story with excellent exhibits and a very helpful audio visual screening that should not be missed. The extensive fires that occurred between 1933 and...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This place reminds me of a grade school field trip. It has lots of interactive things to do, learning activities and great visuals.

Thank sandinmyhands
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Many people don't take advantage of this cute little museum on the way to the coast. It is a great place for the young and old. Get out of the car and let the kids climb the watch tower and run some trails after visiting...More

Thank elle_oregon
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun place to bring kids and teenagers. We stopped everytime we are on our way to Rockaway /Garibaldi areas. They have a short video about the forestry, gift shop (of course!) , a lookout you can walk to the top, nice restroom...More

Thank btreid
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I was on my way to Oceanside OR & happened to come across this Forest Center it was quite educational, I only wish I could've stayed longer, it was quite rainy that day but it was so peaceful there and such a whirlpool of information...More

Thank Cathy B
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29 March 2017|
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Response from bubinask | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Both inside the park facility and outdoors there are innumerable hands on activities! Have a great time!