The Wild Side of the Oregon Coast

Tillamook is a town found within a fertile river valley on the edge of the ocean-adjacent Tillamook Bay. Rich natural resources and beautiful landscapes are abundant.

Located amidst a tangle of rivers and farm fields, Tillamook is renowned for its agriculture that stewards and cultivates the region’s natural beauty. A highly successful dairy industry has led the name Tillamook to be frequently associated with dairy products, and tours of the sophisticated Tillamook Creamery are one of the most popular attractions in town. Restaurants here think local, putting farm and ocean-to-table ingredients to good use in their dishes.

Tillamook has a long history of aviation dating back to the Second World War. Today, it has a public airport and an extensive aviation museum featuring blimps, pilot equipment, and historic airplanes. The area around Tillamook has multiple hiking trails, more than 800 miles of navigable waters for kayaking, and ample crabbing, clamming, and fishing spots within Tillamook Bay.

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Salty Raven Flagship Store

Seriously Cool Goods by Oregon Coast Artist Seasons Kaz Sparks. Salty Raven offers hand screen printed premium ultra soft apparel for all ages (New Born-4X Adult), dishwasher and microwave safe art glassware and ceramic mugs, accessories, housewares, art prints, greeting cards,...

109 Main Avenue
Tillamook, OR

503-354-3501
Email us (info[at]saltyraven[dot]net)

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Hazen’s Guide Service

When was the last time you took your favorite people out fishing? Cherish the memories made while fishing on the rivers and bays of the Astoria, Tillamook, and St. Helens areas with your boat captain, Mike Hazen.  Because salmon, steelhead...

Astoria, OR

503-440-1354
Email us (gofishwithmike[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Kayak Tillamook County

Kayak Tillamook County is a kayaking guide service that provides year-round flat-water tours on lakes, bays, rivers and sloughs throughout the North Oregon Coast.

Tillamook, OR

(503) 866-4808
Email us (marc[at]KayakTillamook[dot]com)

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Tillamook Forest Center

Tillamook Forest Center, located in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest, invites visitors to discover lessons of the past, present and future at this dynamic facility with hands-on learning opportunities and a sense of exploration you’ll find nowhere else....

45500 Wilson River Hwy.
Tillamook, OR

(503) 815-6800
Email us (tfcinfo[at]odf[dot]state[dot]or[dot]us)

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Lance Fisher Fishing

The great thing for fishermen here in the Pacific Northwest is that you have year around runs of Salmon, Steelhead, and Sturgeon. Some months are certainly better than others, but to enjoy such an abundance of different types of fishing...

422 Gateway Ave.
Astoria, OR

503-822-6188
Email us (info[at]lancefisherfishing[dot]com)

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. Enjoy the beautiful Oregon Coast line by riding the rail behind a 1910 Heisler Steam Locomotive. This scenic trip chugs along Tillamook Bay and gives passengers views of the ocean....

306 American Avenue
Garibaldi, OR

503-842-7972
Email us (info[at]oregoncoastscenic[dot]org)

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Crosstowns Connection Path

A recent development by the City of Tillamook, the Crosstown Connection Path lets you meander from Sue H. Elmore Park in downtown Tillamook all the way to Good Speed Park along a smooth, paved trail that winds along the historic...

Tillamook, OR
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St Laurent Guide Service

Daniel St. Laurent is a Tillamook Bay Fishing Guide. Book a fishing experience for Salmon, Steelhead or Sturgeon. Daniel’s been fishing in the most popular rivers in the Northwest all his life and many of his friends, family and people...

Tillamook, OR

(503) 440-5188
Email us (stlaurentguideservice[at]hotmail[dot]com)

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Coatsville Park

Often overlooked, Coatsville Park is a favorite with locals because it’s off the beaten path and offers a paved walking trail, tennis and basketball courts, plenty of space to run the dog and a mini fitness structure.

Tillamook, OR
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Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum was established in 1935 in the old Tillamook County Courthouse. There are three floors of exhibits including a Native American Room, the Pioneer Gallery, the Pioneer Home and Barn, a Military Room, a Natural History...

2106 Second Street
Tillamook, OR

503-842-4553
Email us (director[at]tcpm[dot]org)

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Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA)

Located in a historic renovated barn, the Tillamook Association for the Performing arts (TAPA) provides the community with theater performances that range from musical productions, comedies, dramas and original pieces. Catch a show while you’re in town!

1204 Ivy Avenue
Tillamook, OR

503-812-0275
Email us (info[at]tillamooktheater[dot]com)

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Tillamook Chamber of Commerce

Physical: 208 Main Ave.
Tillamook, OR
Mail:
Tillamook, OR

503-842-7525

Travel Stories

Guide to Paddling on the Coast

Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land. Before you set out to navigate...
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How to Enjoy the Coastal Outdoors Safely

If you’ve been dreaming of wide-open beaches, old-growth trails and magnificent sunsets lately, you’re not alone. Oregon’s coastal communities are slowly reopening to visitors, but in order for everyone to stay safe and healthy, visitors are asked to follow all...
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How to Support Oregon Coast Businesses From Home

In this time of social distancing, Oregon Coast businesses are doing all they can to keep everyone safe. In some cases, that’s meant temporarily closing their doors; in other cases, it’s meant changing the way that they do business. To...
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Lighthouses

Of the nine original lighthouses on the Oregon Coast, seven are open to the public and most are still active. If you time it right, you’ll get to go inside, take a tour, maybe go up the stairs to the...
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Whale Watching

Whale watching is a year-round activity on the Oregon Coast with gray whales by far the most commonly seen. Whale watching is not difficult, but a few tips make it easier. Any location with an ocean view may yield whale...
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Birding

The small group of birders, equipped with birding books, binoculars, and a couple of scopes, headed for Devil’s Elbow beach at Heceta Head State Scenic Viewpoint north of Florence, expecting to see the usual assortment of gulls, flocks of sandpipers...
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Featured Dining

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Blue Heron French Cheese Company

Vintage farm equipment and an impressive petting zoo where guests can feed and pet docile farm animals gives visitors of all ages an unforgettable experience. Inside, enjoy the daily wine and cheese tastings with pairings of famous Blue Heron cheese...

2001 Blue Heron Drive
Tillamook, OR

503-842-8282
Email us (info[at]blueheronoregon[dot]com)

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Tillamook Creamery

No trip to Tillamook is complete without a stop at the creamery.  Sample their world-famous cheeses, and grab a scoop of the creamiest ice cream ever made. But don’t forget the Creamery also boasts a café that serves real food...

4165 Highway 101 N
Tillamook, OR

503-815-1300

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Rodeo Steakhouse & Grill

If you’re craving a good burger, or a perfectly-cooked steak with all the trimmings then stop into the Rodeo Steakhouse & Grill – you won’t be disappointed. Grab a signature cocktail while you’re there. The staff is friendly and the...

2015 1st Street
Tillamook, OR

503-842-8288
Email us (tillamookrodeo[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Tacos La Providencia

A wide variety of food including tacos, burritos, quesadillas, tortas, tostadas, etc. And meats varying from steak, pork, pork sauteed in red sauce, chicken, shredded beef and lengua (beef tongue).

1100 Main Avenue N
Tillamook, OR

503-842-6920

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Old House Dahlias

When Mark Harvey started Old House Dahlias using his Portland backyard as a starter plot, he had four types of dahlias. Now you can find more than 200 new and heirloom varieties of dahlias at Old House Dahlias in Tillamook.

11600 Hwy 101 S
Tillamook, OR

(503) 771-1199
Email us (oldhousedahlias[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Werner Beef & Brew

Werner Beef & Brew is a meat market, taproom and deli that features Werner Brewing Company’s craft beers on tap. Since 1994 Werner’s Gourmet Meat Snacks have been producing quality wholesale meat snacks in Tillamook. What began as a hobby...

2807 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR

503-842-7114
Email us (beefandbrew[at]wernerjerky[dot]com)

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Flavors on First

Quickly becoming the hottest new spot in Tillamook, Flavors on First is home to five food carts each serving up something delicious. From authentic Hawaiian food, to yummy bratwursts, and even a Thai food option, folks can pick their favorite...

1812 First Street
Tillamook, OR

Email us (askimmel[at]charter[dot]net)

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JAndy Acres Greenhouse & Café

Come enjoy lunch in our gardens, get inspired, or find that perfect plant & home decor for yourself or a loved one!  The nursery and cafe offer a a light bistro breakfast and lunch, featuring an array of handcrafted sandwiches,...

6760 S Prairie Road
Tillamook, OR

503-842-1197
Email us (jandyacres10[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Five Rivers Coffee Roasters

There might be nothing better than freshly-roasted coffee. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or drink it just as a lifeline, your senses will be delighted by the sights and smells of Five Rivers Coffee Roasters. They use only the finest...

3670 Hwy 101 N.
Tillamook, OR

503-815-2739
Email us (frcr3670[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Brickyard Farms

Brickyard Farms is an organic and non-GMO produce farm and plant nursery. You can find the farm’s big red truck loaded up with all your farm favorites (produce, jams, pickles and more) at the Tillamook Farmers Market.

4940 Brickyard Road
Tillamook, OR

503-815-8142
Email us (brickyard_farms[at]outlook[dot]com)

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Tillamook Meats

Discover a variety of custom made sausages and award winning smoked meats at Tillamooks Meats. This neighborhood butcher shop has been serving the Tillamook community for over 40 years.

405 Park Avenue
Tillamook, OR

503-842-4802
Email us (tillamookmeatinc[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Alice’s Country House

Alice’s Country House serves up delicious homestyle cooking.

17345 Wilson River Hwy
Tillamook, OR

503.842.7927
Email us (ronalicea[at]embarqmail[dot]com)

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Meredith Lodging

Meredith Lodging offers a large variety of vacation rentals along the Central Oregon Coast.

2015 N.W. 39th St.
Lincoln City, OR

541.996.2955
Email us (office[at]meredithlodging[dot]com)

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Sheltered Nook on Tillamook Bay

Sheltered Nook features six uniquely-themed tiny homes. Each tiny home has only 385-square-feet of living space and is fully furnished with locally-made furniture, a TV, and all the cooking utensils you may need during your stay. Guests can enjoy the...

7882 Warren St.
Bay City, OR

503-801-2999
Email us (reservations[at]shelterednook[dot]com)

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The Ashley Inn of Tillamook

When you come to stay at the Ashley Inn of Tillamook, located in the picturesque Dairy Community nestled between mountains on the Oregon Coast, you get great hotel amenities with all the charm and warmth of a quality Bed and...

1722 Makinster Road
Tillamook, OR

503-842-7599
Email us (tillamook[at]ashleyinns[dot]com)

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Twins Ranch Covered Wagon Campground

Twin Ranch Covered Wagons offers a camping opportunity for families who love tent camping and Covered Wagons on the Oregon Coast.  Twin Ranch Covered Wagons offers 30 sites for walk in primitive family tent camping. A covered wagon sleeps 4...

6880 Hwy 101 N
Tillamook, OR

(541) 418-1460
Email us (max11777[at]live[dot]com)

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Shilo Inn Suites Tillamook

The Shilo Inns Tillamook is located on the banks of the Wilson River near the famous Tillamook Creamery and within easy driving distance to the Pacific Ocean and Tillamook Bay for fishing and coastal activities. With its close proximity to...

2515 N Main Avenue
Tillamook, OR

503-842-7971
Email us (tillamook[at]shiloinns[dot]com)

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Kilchis River County Campground

Amenities at Kilchis River County Campground include: On Site Park Hosts RV/Tent Sites Playground Group Picnic Areas Hot Showers Day Use/River Access Bank Fishing & drift boating Swimming & hiking

10500 Kilchis River Road
Tillamook, OR

503-322-3522
Email us (parks[at]co[dot]tillamook[dot]or[dot]us)

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Western Royal Inn

Western Royal Inn offers a variety of amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Satellite is available in every room. High-speed internet access is also complimentary. In each room you will find a TV, mini fridge, microwave and...

1125 Main Avenue N.
Tillamook, OR

503-842-8844
Email us (westernroyal[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Trask River County Campground

Trask River County Campground offers year-round camping. Amenities include: On Site Park Hosts RV/Tent Sites Vault Restrooms Playground Group Camping Day Use River Access Bank Fishing, Swimming & Hiking

25455 Trask River Road
Tillamook, OR

503-322-3522
Email us (parks[at]co[dot]tillamook[dot]or[dot]us)

Events in Tillamook

April 27, 2024

Unearthing Forgotten Forestry Narratives

45500 Wilson River Highway
Tillamook, OR
May 5, 2024

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

45500 Wilson River Highway
Tillamook, OR

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