Tillamook State Forest

Tillamook State Forest road closures coming during hunting season

The Tillamook State Forest near Storey Burn Road. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) announced it will resume road restrictions this fall in the western part of the Tillamook State Forest to improve deer and elk escapement during hunting season.  The 15-year-old program[Read More…]

Smokey Bear birthday celebration to be held August 9 at Tillamook Forest Center

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…]

Emergency crews mount two hour rescue for dirt bike rider seriously injured in the Tillamook State Forest

Photo from the scene: Forest Grove Fire & Rescue BROWNS CAMP – A dirt bike rider crashed at Browns Camp on Monday afternoon, requiring an extensive rescue to extract the patient, who was eventually transported via air ambulance to a Portland-area hospital. According to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue (FGF&R),[Read More…]

Wildflower and butterfly sketching workshop coming to the Tillamook Forest Center Sunday, April 28

Photo provided by ODF TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – A wildflower and butterfly sketching workshop hosted by Seaside-based artist, educator and forager Dorota Haber-Lehigh is coming to the Tillamook Forest Center Sunday, April 28 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The workshop, intended for participants ages 12 to adult, requires registration and[Read More…]

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