Special Events



Fun Forest Programs!

There is a lot to see and do at the Tillamook Forest Center. Join us for family-friendly activities and enjoyable interpretive nature programs on your next visit to the Tillamook Forest Center.

Click here to view our program schedule. More programs coming soon!

Upcoming special events are listed below.





National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course

January 29 - February 1, 2018

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Registration Required

Tryon Creek State Natural Area and the Tillamook Forest Center, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) is offering a training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. It is designed for individuals who deliver interpretive programs or have contact with the public at interpretive sites. Click here for more information or to register.


Winter Cleaning Party

February 10, 2018 (Saturday)

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Registration Required

Join us for a special volunteer opportunity at the Tillamook Forest Center – It’s time to clean! As the saying goes, “many hands make like work”. Help us keep your center beautiful and get ready to re-open for the 2018 season with a quick indoor cleanup. Tasks will include cleaning exhibits, tagging gift shop items and sprucing up the facility.


  • No prior training is required
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Ability to follow directions, bend, lift 10 pounds and work in a group setting
  • This opportunity is for ages 12 – adult
  • Registration is required. To register, or for more information, please call 503-815-6803 or send an email with the names and number in your group.
  • Refreshments will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Hurry as space is limited!


Sense Your WILD Surroundings Early Learning Teacher Workshop

February 28, 2018 (Wednesday)

Registration Required

This full day early learning Project Learning Tree and Project WILD workshop will focus on the Pre-Kindergarten educator. Learn how to incorporate natural sciences and multi-sensory activities into your early learner curriculum. We will focus on how to teach using multiple learning styles, enjoy classroom activities and field experiences alike. All participants will receive Growing Up WILD and PLT Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood curricula. Click here to register.