ODF, Recreation, Tillamook State Forest

Tillamook Forest Center to remain closed through most of summer

The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Tillamook Forest Center will remain closed until at least September.

The Oregon Department of Forestry-owned and operated facility and property, located along the Wilson River in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest, closed in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.

“To help limit exposure to COVID-19 and help protect our entire community, the Tillamook Forest Center will be closed to the public until further notice,” the center said on their Facebook page on March 15, 2020. 

The facility had opened for the season less than two weeks prior on March 4.

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Nearly 16 months later, the center remains closed. 

“We have had significant staffing changes over the last year and are focused on rebuilding our team and completing priority projects to improve . . .

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