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Address: 45500 Wilson River Highway, Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone Number: +1 866-930-4646
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Description: Located in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest, the Tillamook Forest...
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.
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Interesting and educational for all ages.

Very well done. The 20 min film about the Tillamook fires is very impactful. Lots of hands-on, interesting, educational displays. Outside, climb the stairs to the lookout tower... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very well done. The 20 min film about the Tillamook fires is very impactful. Lots of hands-on, interesting, educational displays. Outside, climb the stairs to the lookout tower and see what it was like to live up there for the summer. My dad, who worked on a lookout tower in his late teens, said it is just as he remembered... More 

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Southern Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

See the exhibits describing the "Tillamook Burn," the massive forest fire which defined the area for decades. You can still see remnants of the damage as you drive through the forest. This Center is very well done in terms of presentation and documentation. The staff know their subject. Worth an hour's visit.

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Lake Isabella, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cool place to take kids. Place is Very full of information. Supension bridge is beautiful. Place is cleaned and well maintained. The look out tower is worth the trip up the stairs. Staff is very friendly. Entrance is a recommended donation. Easy tomget in and out right off the road. And when u cross the bridge u can go on... More 

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Pacific City, Oregon
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a little gem worth stopping at on the way to Tillamook. Great exhibits and friendly ranger staff. Excellent place for kids and adults alike. Beautiful river runs right through the property.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

after the tillamook burn, the forest was replanted from 1949 to 1972, where foresters and volunteers planted a million seedlings. Thanks for their efforts, today, we get to enjoy this beautiful, publicly owned 364,000 acres of tillamook state forest! whether you want to learn more about the forest, hiking in the forest, or just want to chill our in wilson... More 

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I had heard about the Forest Center from a friend, but I was surprised to find out it is free. It was a nice stop on the highway for a break from driving, had nice clean restrooms and the forest and historic exhibits were interesting. There was a small play area in the museum for young children. I recommend the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Took a ride from Stub Stewart State Park to visit the Forest Center. There was so much to see & learn about Forestry, types of growth, history of Foresty, Collectibles of tools, clothing, & items from the past as a part of Oregon's Forestry History. We initially thought we would likey spend less than a half hr there, but it... More 

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Happy Valley, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

interesting history, hands-on educational displays and climbing fire tower is family favorite. walk across the bridge for a quick hike & get your feet wet in the river.

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Boise
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was such a beautiful place to visit. It is about 30 mins from Tillamook so a little off the beaten path. The trails and the river around it are beautiful and our dogs loved being able to play in the river. Take the time to visit, absolutely wonderful!

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Whether you just want a short hike, spend time by the river, climb the fire lookout tower or learn about the Tillamook fire, this is the place for you. We all enjoyed walking the trails and over the suspension bridge, down by the river for some great photos. The film on the great fire was well worth watching and had... More 

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Additional Information about Tillamook Forest Center

Address: 45500 Wilson River Highway, Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone Number: +1 866-930-4646
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Tillamook
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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