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 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!
Kayak Tillamook County
Welcome to the most extensive kayaking guide service on the Oregon Coast! Kayak Tillamook County offers privately-scheduled Paddle Board and Kayak Tours for groups year-round. Choose from dozens of locations from Cannon Beach to Lincoln City. Our seven estuary systems offers flat-water paddling on six coastal bays, dozens of rivers, scores of intimate sloughs, backwater channels and fresh water lakes. We can satisfy practically any flat-water experience desired. Encounter river otters, harbor seals, mink, elk, raptors and seabirds while paddling your own kayak or sharing a tandem. We are professionally trained and certified staff, and registered with the Oregon State Marine Board. Beginners and novices welcome! From November to March individual thermoses of Hot Apple Cider are served, each with a fresh cinnamon stick inside.
Jingle Bell Jog
Don your reindeer antlers, striped stockings or Santa hats for the annual 5K Jingle Bell Jog. Participants receive a commemorative beanie hat to keep their elf ears warm. Costumes recommended but optional; bells are provided.
Pacific University Residency Writers Conference
Spend a chilly winter evening at a poetry or fiction reading that features some of the finest writers in the country. These free readings are open to the public and are a part of Pacific University's annual Residency Writers Conference. Readings take place nightly at 7:30 p.m. at the Best Western Ocean View Resort in Seaside.