Tillamook Forest Center

Northern Oregon Coast

Located 22 miles east of Tillamook on Hwy 6, this excellent forest center educates the public on forest fires and the area's first white settlers. Cross a 250ft-long suspension bridge, watch salmon migrating, climb a (reproduction) fire lookout tower and tour the surrounding forest. Hours vary.

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