Silver Falls State Park is becoming even more magical this December during the Winter Festival. Enjoy fun holiday activities while exploring this incredible Oregon park.
The Silver Falls Winter Festival is December 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy family-friendly seasonal crafts, guided hikes and nature education.
Here are the activities in store for visitors:
- Go on a guided walk.
- Learn about waterfalls and animal tracks.
- Build bird nesting boxes and bird feeders.
- Create wreaths.
- Decorate gingerbread cookies.
- Take part in a scavenger hunt.
Visitors who participate in four or more activities earn a commemorative Silver Falls ornament.
Most of the activities will be held at the South Falls day-use area. The gingerbread cookie decorating will be at Smith Creek Village, located at the campground exit.
All activities are free, but a $5 day-use parking permit is required. Annual state park parking permits are on sale for $25 in December and are available at the park.
While you’re visiting Silver Falls State Park, stop by the Silverton Christmas Market. In addition to the daytime activities, Smith Creek Village will host a holiday-themed dinner each evening. Reservations are required.
Silver Falls State Park is located at 20024 Silver Falls Hwy SE in Sublimity, Oregon. For more information, visit the Oregon State Parks website.
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