Program & Event Calendar

Are you looking for something fun to do in the forest? Join the Tillamook Forest Center staff for a variety of fascinating, forest-related programs. From Dutch oven cooking presentations to wildflower walks we’ve got something for everyone.

Most events are FREE and open to ALL AGES.

Do you have an organized group that would like a special program about the Tillamook State Forest? Contact us in advance of your planned visit to see if we can accommodate your group.

For more information call 866-930-4646. For directions to the center click here.

May 28 (Sat) 11:30 AM

Smith Homestead Tour

Join us for a leisurely stroll from the Tillamook Forest Center to the former Smith Homestead. Along the way, we will take a peek into the lives of Walter and Alice Smith who were the first settlers in this area. The hike will conclude at the Smith Homestead Day Use Area. Total walking distance is one mile.

May 28 (Sat) 12:30 PM

Trees of the Tillamook Forest Walk

Join us on a leisurely tree walk at the Tillamook Forest Center! We will be taking an easy stroll, seeking some of the diverse tree species that comprise our Coastal Range forests. Learn the many benefits of these forest giants and some crafty ways to spot them in the woods. **Path is ADA accessible and easily trekked with strollers or wheelchairs.

May 28 (Sat) 1:30 PM

Fire Lookouts: Alone in the Strike Zone

Who would want to live alone, miles and miles from their closest neighbor? Join a naturalist to take a journey through history and discover the dangers that fire lookout men and women faced living high above the canopy. Hear the stories of these brave individuals and see the equipment used on the front lines of fire detection then and now.

May 29 (Sun) 11:30 AM

Fire Lookouts: Alone in the Strike Zone

Who would want to live alone, miles and miles from their closest neighbor? Join a naturalist to take a journey through history and discover the dangers that fire lookout men and women faced living high above the canopy. Hear the stories of these brave individuals and see the equipment used on the front lines of fire detection then and now.

May 29 (Sun) 12:30 PM

Smith Homestead Tour

Join us for a leisurely stroll from the Tillamook Forest Center to the former Smith Homestead. Along the way, we will take a peek into the lives of Walter and Alice Smith who were the first settlers in this area. The hike will conclude at the Smith Homestead Day Use Area. Total walking distance is one mile.

May 29 (Sun) 1:30 PM

Trees of the Tillamook Forest Walk

Join us on a leisurely tree walk at the Tillamook Forest Center! We will be taking an easy stroll, seeking some of the diverse tree species that comprise our Coastal Range forests. Learn the many benefits of these forest giants and some crafty ways to spot them in the woods. **Path is ADA accessible and easily trekked with strollers or wheelchairs.

May 30 (Mon) 11:30 AM

Trees of the Tillamook Forest Walk

Join us on a leisurely tree walk at the Tillamook Forest Center! We will be taking an easy stroll, seeking some of the diverse tree species that comprise our Coastal Range forests. Learn the many benefits of these forest giants and some crafty ways to spot them in the woods. **Path is ADA accessible and easily trekked with strollers or wheelchairs.

May 30 (Mon) 1:30 PM

Smith Homestead Tour

Join us for a leisurely stroll from the Tillamook Forest Center to the former Smith Homestead. Along the way, we will take a peek into the lives of Walter and Alice Smith who were the first settlers in this area. The hike will conclude at the Smith Homestead Day Use Area. Total walking distance is one mile.

July 16 (Sat) 10:30 AM

Wilson River Trail Guided Hike

Join us for a 3.5 mile hike along the Wilson River Trail. We will identify trees, wildflowers, geology and wildlife that we pass while discussing the history of the area and enjoying Wilson Falls. The hike is one way with a shuttle provided. Participants should meet at the Tillamook Forest Center at milepost 22 on Highway 6. Registration is required and the deadline is Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Registration is Open. Please send an email to denise.berkshire@oregon.gov with the names of all people attending.

October 16 (Sun) 11:00 AM

Mysterious Mushrooms of the Tillamook State Forest

Save the Date! More details coming soon.