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Tillamook Forest Center

45500 Wilson River Hwy, Tillamook, OR 97141-9193
+1 866-930-4646
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The gentleman at the center gave us some tips for stops along our road trip and we used his advice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
beachgbr
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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We were on our way from Forest Grove to Tillamook and saw a large road sign stating Family Fun. My... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
luv2trvlRedondoBeach
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Redondo Beach, California
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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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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lookout tower” (16 reviews)
“fire tower” (6 reviews)
“real fire” (2 reviews)
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45500 Wilson River Hwy, Tillamook, OR 97141-9193
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"lookout tower"
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"walking trails"
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"great exhibits"
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"gorgeous place"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gentleman at the center gave us some tips for stops along our road trip and we used his advice and had an awesome trip!

Thank beachgbr
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TillamookForestCnt, Visitor Services Coordinator at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you had a great trip to our area and hope you'll come back and visit us again. Thanks so much for stopping in!

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were on our way from Forest Grove to Tillamook and saw a large road sign stating Family Fun. My husband begrudgingly turned around to go back and we were so grateful he did as it was the highlight of our weekend. We started out...More

1  Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
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TillamookForestCnt, Visitor Services Coordinator at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you found us and had a chance to enjoy the forest and the center on a beautiful day.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Because of the reviews on this website, we made a trip to the Tillamook Forest Center. The driver from Tillamook is beautiful, along a creek/river, with lots of trees, and, in October, beautiful yellow and red maples, and other deciduous trees and shrubs. At the...More

Thank mimsgram
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TillamookForestCnt, Visitor Services Coordinator at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and were here to experience the incredible fall color we've had this year. Hope you will come back again.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Stopped here on our way home from the Coast, what a treat! We had no idea how expansive and educational this Forest Center is, but so glad we stopped. It is someplace that offers a lot of information, interactive things for children and adults to...More

Thank blgarth
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous place. See the video for information about forestry and the historic forest fires. Go outside to see the river and bridge. Great for kids and adults. Gift shop and museum. Spend some time here, educational and lovely. Trails and swimming out back in river.

Thank RRM1951
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your great review! We really appreciate knowing that you've enjoyed your stay. Please do come back do visit soon.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I love going here. The rangers are super cool. The volunteers are incredible. The exhibits are interactive and informative. There is a BEAUTIFUL bridge where you can see salmon when they're running. Climb to the top of a fire lookout. And the building itself is...More

Thank Jennifer B
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We think you're incredible and cool too! Thanks for the amazing review, it really tells us we're hitting all of our goals. Please do come back and visit us soon!

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Bring a lunch and unplug at this wonderful riverside classroom👍Volunteers are there to guide your through this beautiful site full of local history❗️kudos to you all thx

Thank Margaret M
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks for the rave review, we hope you stop in again soon! We're glad our volunteers helped to guide and make your experience memorable. We'll be sure to pass the kudos forward.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The photos on Trip Advisor helped me to see in advance that this place would be great for my wide range of aged kiddos. And seeing it in person did not disappoint. My 3.5 and 9 year-old kids, as well as us parents had plenty...More

1  Thank Rachel M
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks for the positive review. We look forward to seeing you the next time you stop in!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

With a husband and father that enjoy nature, this was a stop we had to make as part of our vacation. The center was informative and was great for people of all ages. Seeing the iron donkey was an adventure, as well as the lovely...More

1  Thank Eryn M
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the review, and we hope to see you passing through again soon!

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Been here twice. If you are interested in the history of the Tillamook Burn then you should make a point to see this. Good history, nice way to get in touch with forestry. Climb the watch tower, take the nature tour. It's quiet, it simple...More

1  Thank kprime
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TillamookForestCnt, Interpretation & Education Specialist at Tillamook Forest Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks for the positive review! We hope you continue to visit and learn from us, there's always something new to see and do.

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jmkm4jc
28 March 2017|
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Response from TillamookForestCnt | Property representative |
Many apologies for the extremely late response. We do, in fact, have many hands on exhibits as well as programming in the summertime that are well suited for all age groups. In addition, we have a film with "smell-o-vision... More
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