We were able to get on the tour as two people had cancelled--if you really want to take the tour, make a reservation. We were not sure what to expect but were very pleased. We had no idea how modern lumber mills and logging have...More
Forks Lumber Mill Tour
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This tour is run by the Forks Chamber of Commerce and is technically free although you should give a donation if you take the tour. Seating space in the van that takes you to the sites is limited so it’s a good idea to reserve...More
Making a reservation for this tour is a big help. It seems to fill up fast and I can see why. They only have room for about 10-12 people in the van. The tour starts at the visitor's center at the south end of Forks....More
Do you want to see what logging is really like and how lumber is really processed. This tour is guided to logging sites and through a mill by people who have actually experienced what it's like to do this work. The scenery is great, the...More
The day we took the tour it was quite warm out and by the time we got to the Mill we were pretty tired. The tour starts at the Museum with 14 people piling into a van. The van is a work van and you...More
Only done on Wednesdays so we were unable to do it; especially disappointing in a lumber region.
Most retired folks don’t consider traveling to the Pacific Northwest on a vacation, as it is quite remote and can be very cold or wet. When I suggested a train trip to Washington to Pam, she balked at first, stating, “why would you want to...More
Very informative and interesting place to spend getting to know the industry of the region.
Forks Chamber of Commerce runs the 3 hour tours in a 12 passenger van sponsored by local companies. If this were commercial, you would pay $25-60 head but it is free. Consider that at the end and make an appropriate donation to the Chamber of...More