Around Forks

The town of Forks is situated on a broad prairie 15 miles from the ocean (in the Quillayute Valley). About 5,000 folks live in the greater Forks area, and you’ll find restaurants, lodgings, shops and services in this friendly, rural community.

Near the north side of Forks, look for Tillicum Park featuring public tennis courts, covered picnic area and children’s playground. Near the south edge of town you’ll find the Forks Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, the Forks Timber Museum and the Forks Loggers’ Memorial with its 12-foot tall wood logger. The complex offers gardens and forest paths that link to the University of Washington research facility.

The Forks Timber Museum features an authentic fire lookout tower, a 9-foot cook stove from a logging camp and exhibits of pioneer and regional history. Open season- ally or by appointment (360) 374-9663.

Free Logging and Mill Tours depart from the Forks Visitor Center on Mondays from May through September.

Step aboard for a 2-3 hour tour of mills, and logging, thinning & managed forestry sites narrated by volunteer guides.Reservations are advised as seating is limited, call (360) 374-2531 to reserve space.

Location

ForksForks, WA
United States
47° 57' 7.0524" N, 124° 23' 7.1664" W
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ForksForks, WA
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