Welcome to the Tillamook area, Nature’s Playground of the Oregon Coast. The Northern Oregon Coast features some of the most breathtaking scenery, activities and attractions that this area of the world has to offer. During your exploration, you will find that the Tillamook area has it all.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, you will fall in love with the Tillamook area. It is home to more than a dozen mapped and maintained hiking trails, more than 800 miles of navigable waters for the kayak enthusiast and not to forget the crabbing, clamming and fishing that takes place in our very own Tillamook and Netarts Bays.
Feel the need to relax and take in the scenery? The Tillamook area is home to the famous Three Capes Scenic Loop. On this drive you will find breathtaking views of the ocean, the Three Arch Rocks, Netarts Bay and Haystack Rock in Pacific City. No matter where you go in Tillamook, there will be scenery to be had. We are a photographer’s paradise.
Half a dozen museums in the area are waiting for you to see just how great the history of the area is. History buffs will be in awe of the rare war-bird collection at the Tillamook Naval Air Museum and will catch themselves engulfed in the delicate history of the city of Garibaldi at the Garibaldi Maritime Museum.
Calling all foodies! Tillamook is home to the Tillamook Cheese Factory, Blue Heron French Cheese Company, Debbie D’s Sausage Factory, Pacific Oyster, Tillamook County Smoker, Werner’s Gourmet meat and many restaurants serving local fare; your taste buds are sure to go wild. Be sure to bring your appetite!
We welcome you to our community and hope your stay with us is enjoyable. GoTillamook.com will guide you through our community, making sure you don’t leave disappointed!
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Just 10 miles west of Tillamook and U.S. Hwy 101 this lighthouse stands 217 feet above the ocean and at 38-foot it is the shortest on the Oregon coast. Located near Three Capes Scenic Loop, Cape Meares was constructed in 1888. Visitors can take various trails to reach the lighthouse, as well as viewing areas with Stellar Sea Lions and various seabirds.
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
Come and join us on a delightful train ride behind one of our historic steam locomotives and enjoy beautiful ocean views and native wildlife along Tillamook Bay. Board the train in Rockaway or Garibaldi. Departures offered on weekends, starting May 26 through September 29, daily service June 22 through September 2. We also offer 3 hour dinner trains throughout the year as well as a number of special excursions including: the Fireworks Spectacular on July 4th, Moonlight Specials, Fall Splendor, Pumpkin Train, and Candy Cane Express. Call or visit our non-profit organization's website for prices, special excursions, and online ticketing at www.ocsr.net.