This is the last weekend before the Tillamook Forest Center reduces hours for the fall and then closes in November. Should the center finish the season out this year—and, barring unforeseen catastrophe, there’s no indication that it won’t—it will mark the first full season the center has pulled off since 2019.
Tillamook Forest Center
The Tillamook Forest Center is scheduled to reopen Friday, March 17, ending a three-year closure spurred by the onset of the pandemic, then extended due to staffing issues.
The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley While the Tillamook Forest Center has yet to reopen following what was initially a temporary shuttering of its doors in the spring of 2020, the facility appears to be on track to reopen for the spring 2022 season. The Oregon Department of Forestry[Read More…]
The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK FOREST – Now open for the season, the Tillamook Forest Center will play host to a variety of public events this March in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest. Two opportunities to learn about one of the region’s most unique mammals[Read More…]
The Tillamook Forest Center is home to a replica fire lookout tower. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – The Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust, an Oregon nonprofit organization that has spearheaded projects and initiatives in the Tillamook State Forest such as the Tillamook Forest Center, the Salmonberry Trail, and the[Read More…]
The Wilson River near the Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – The Tillamook-based nonprofit Wilson River Cleanup Group (WRCG) is holding its annual river cleanup September 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The group wants to make sure the river may be enjoyed by[Read More…]
The first Smokey Bear poster from the US Forest Service. TILLAMOOK FOREST – It’s Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, and the Tillamook Forest Center is celebrating with a special birthday party on Friday, August 9 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. to honor the beloved forest icon. Just don’t leave any candles[Read More…]