Tillamook is located on the Northern Oregon Coast tucked between the Coastal Range Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The City of Tillamook is the gateway to the area where some of the most beautiful beaches on the Oregon Coast are located. The city is also home to World Class Chinook Salmon fishing with three major bays and seven major rivers. The bays are outstanding for crabbing and clamming and provide access to ocean fishing.
Tillamook is also home to Tillamook Creamery, the most visited tourist attraction on the Oregon Coast. The city also boasts a maritime museum, naval air museum and county historic museum in addition to being surrounded by 364,000 acres of mountains, forests, rivers and streams that make up the Tillamook State Forest. There is much to see and do in this scenic part of Oregon with outdoor recreation activities topping the list.
The Tillamook Area Chamber of Commerce operates a Visitor Information Center located at 3705 Hwy. 101 North in Tillamook. Stop in. The staff is happy to help you plan your visit or assist you in locating amenities in the area.
Eight miles south of downtown Astoria, Youngs River Falls drops 54 feet into a pool and is a popular recreation spot for locals. The falls have been featured in several movies, including Free Willy 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3.