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.
Tillamook Eco Adventures takes visitors to see the sights, sounds and indeed smells of Tillamook County. We provide half-day and all-day tour experiences that comprise a number of sites and themes within the communities that dot the local landscape! Tours offer an array of options that span from back-country forest tours, beach and bay interpretive hikes, waterfall tours, local dairy tours, brewery and winery tours, and also collaboration between other local eco-tourism ventures such as Kayak Tillamook. For example, join us on the Waterfalls Tour or Secret Vista's Tour, both popular signature tours! Tillamook County is host to some of the region's finest waterfalls and coastal vistas and we know how to find them. Come and uncover some of the County's hidden gems in the form of cascading whitewater!
Tillamook County Museums “A Step Back in Time”
Tillamook County museums and organizations will be offering a special combined and discounted ticket price on August 15th, August 16th and August 17th, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Garibaldi Maritime Museum, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, and the Old Iron Show are included in the flat ticket price of $15.00. This “Pass to the Past” will allow access to these museums and organizations with children under the age of 11 being free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad will charge a modest fee of $2.50 for ages 3-11. The Cape Meares Light House and the Tillamook Forest Center will also be working in conjunction on this event. Starting July 1st, tickets will be sold at the following locations: Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Garibaldi Maritime Museum, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. Advanced ticket sales can be purchased by calling Latimer Quilt & Textile at (503)842-8622. A limited number of tickets will be sold.