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!
Tillamook Forest Center
Find Yourself in the Forest at the Tillamook Forest Center. Are you ready for fun and adventure in the forest? The Tillamook Forest Center, Oregon's forest visitor and education center, beckons from the lush green landscape from the northern Coast Range. The Tillamook Forest Center is FREE and its exhibits and programs showcase the legacy of the Tillamook Burn and the public spirit behind the monumental reforestation effort which led to the Tillamook State Forest of today. Discover the power of fire through our award-winning film Legacy of Fire, the miracle of the salmon lifecycle, and the resilient, dynamic and productive nature of forests. Climb the 40 foot tall replica fire lookout tower where you can learn about the life of a lookout. Then stroll out onto the suspension bridge and peer into the rushing waters of the Wilson River.
Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
A must-see when driving the Three Capes Scenic route, Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint is situated on a headland 200 feet above the ocean. Cape Lookout and Cape Kiwanda are the other two capes on this route. Cape Meares provides an excellent view of the largest colony of nesting common murres (the site is one of the most populous colonies of nesting sea birds on the continent). Bald eagles and a peregrine falcon have also been known to nest near here.<P>
Tillamook Coast Museums & Organizations Present: “A Step Back in Time”
The Tillamook Coast History Alliance will be offering a special combined and discounted ticket price on August 14th, August 15th and August 16th. The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Latimer Quilt & Textile Center, Garibaldi Maritime Museum, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, Naval Air Station Tillamook Museum, Rockaway Beach Police Museum, and the Old Iron Show are included in the flat ticket price of $20.00. 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 $3.00 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.