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Address: 45500 Wilson River Highway, Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone Number: +1 866-930-4646
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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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GREAT PLACE TO VISIT LEARN AND HAVE A PICNIC

Right off Highway 6 is the Tillamook Forest Center. It has lots of things to see and do and a real Fire Lookout Tower to climb and see the surrounding area along with real well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Guido G
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Right off Highway 6 is the Tillamook Forest Center. It has lots of things to see and do and a real Fire Lookout Tower to climb and see the surrounding area along with real well done informational displays. On nice weather days you can eat your lunch (you bring it) on the deck which faces the walking bridge over the... More 

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Thank Guido G
Tillamook, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I have taken students there for a field trip. It is very interactive for young people and very informative about the timber industry. Particularly the Tillamook Burn history. I have also taken my three year old grandson as well as my adult son. Hikes along the river were a highlight.

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Thank Tcodsyogi
Tillamook, Oregon
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Great facilities that you can enjoy on a rainy day. Our kids' favorite part was the lookout tower. We enjoyed the walking trails surrounded by beautiful evergreen.

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Thank Xiomara G
Hillsboro, Oregon
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209 reviews
81 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for the first time on our way to the coast because we couldn't claim our campsite for a few hours yet. I was expecting something mostly for kids. Wrong!!! We took a lovely walk in the woods down to the river in the rain. Inside we spent a bunch of time learning a lot about the forest and... More 

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1 Thank Claudia C
San Diego
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The short documentary about the fires over the years was really well put together. Very informative and interesting. I would like to go back on a non-rainy day to check out the view from the lookout station. No fee, though they do have a box to collect donations and a fun gift shop.

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1 Thank HobartAllac
Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

They not only have very informative displays but the volunteer gave us a great discussion of the Tillamook Burn(s). Nice clean restrooms.

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1 Thank William D
Olathe
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Wish I had more time here. Learned so much on a previously unknown fact. Overwhelming how the folks literally replanted the Forrest! I have to revisit this place. Beautiful.

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1 Thank Renee R
Tillamook, Oregon
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

You will learn a lot at the Tillamook Forest Center and it is totally free! There is an amazing movie about the "Seven Year Curse" of the recurring Tillamook Burns, there is a great little gift shop for souvenirs and educational items, and there is a reconstructed Fire Tower to climb for exercise and more education!

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2 Thank Dale H
Forest Grove, Oregon
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My husband and I stopped by the Tillamook Forestry Center on our way back from the coast doing a bid on a house. we are drywall contractors and we do a lot of work do at the coast. We stopped there to go thur and look around and it was very interesting to look at all the information on the... More 

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Chino Valley, Arizona
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76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The inside exhibits on the forestry of the area are well informative. The movie was also very good. They also have some nice hiking trails there.

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