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Recreation
Photo of a tent and camping equipment at a campsite on the Tillamook State Forest.
Recreation opportunities abound on the Tillamook State Forest - camping, hiking, motorized and non-motorized trail riding, and more.


For more information click on the Recreation Opportunities link below.
 
TSF OHV TRAILS
Photo of a non-motorized trail on the Tillamook State Forest.
Get the latest information on the status of your favorite trail or road in the Tillamook State Forest.
Visitor Safety - Browns Camp / Beaver Dam / University Falls DETOUR
 
The Devil’s Boot timber sale will shortly begin hauling out of Browns Camp through the campground and out Beaver Dam Road.  Part of the sale includes telephone pole harvest so extremely long log loads will be leaving the forest.
 
In order to reduce the potential for conflict and accidents ODF has put some temporary traffic control policies into place.  First, parking along Beaver Dam Road between Highway 6 and Browns Camp will be allowed weekends only.  Additionally, a one-way traffic pattern has been set up for Beaver Dam and University Falls Roads, this one-way patter will be in effect until further notice.
 
See map for illustration. Beaver_Dam_Road_Traffic_Detour
 
Fire Information
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Tillamook and Forest Grove District Protection From Fire personnel provide fire protection on the Tillamook State Forest. During fire season, daily fire updates provide information about fires on all lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry. Information about Industrial Precaution Levels and Regulated Use Closures can help you plan your trip and what activities you can engage in on the forest during fire season.
Current Topics
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About the Tillamook State Forest
Photo in black and white of one of the fires in the 1940s and 1950s in what is now the Tillamook State Forest
In many ways, the story of the Tillamook State Forest is the story of Oregon. Learn more about this special place - "the burn", the largest reforestation effort ever undertaken, and what this forest today has to offer for all Oregonians.
Firewood and Special Forest Products
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The Oregon Department of Forestry has guidelines for collecting special forest products on northwest Oregon state forestlands, including the Tillamook State Forest. The guidelines apply to both personal and commercial use, and describe which products do and do not require a permit.
Tillamook Forest Center
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The Tillamook Forest Center is CLOSED for the winter. It will re-open to visitors on March 1, 2012.

Have a wonderful winter - see you in the spring!

Tillamook State Forest Management
Photo of a forest stand in the Tillamook State Forest following a thinning operation.
The Oregon Department of Forestry operates an active forest management program on state forest lands, including the Tillamook State Forest. This management provides economic benefits to communities where the lands are located, and ultimate social and environmental benefits for all Oregonians.
Required Furlough Days and the Oregon Department of Forestry
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Coping with reduced state revenues continues to require closing most state offices and facilities on certain days throughout 2011, 2012, and the beginning of 2013. As an emergency response agency, the Oregon Department of Forestry will not observe most of those required state agency furlough days that result in agency closures, remaining open for business, with the exception of the day following Thanksgiving in both 2011 and 2012. Department employees are still required to take the same number of unpaid furlough days as all other state employees; however, those days will be spread throughout the biennium, as opposed to required on mandatory state agency furlough closure days.