Corvallis, Oregon

Starker Forests Tours

Take a Starker Forests Tour and tour a gorgeous working forest!

Free guided tours of beautiful Starker Forests are available in July and August. Starker Forests Tours are about three and a half hours long. The tour involves, among other activities, a 1/4-mile walk , where you will learn about the different practices of forest management that Starker Forests applies.

Special, all-day tours happen three times this season. On these days, you’ll tour the Georgia Pacific Mill in the morning, followed by the guided tour of Starker Forests in the afternoon.

The Starker Forests and Georgia Pacific Mill Tours are free. Reservations are required. Call Visit Corvallis at 800-334-8118 or 541-757-1544 to make reservations. For those signing up 10 or more people, please call to make arrangements to take tour on a different day of the week. (We like to leave the Wednesday tour available for those reserving for smaller groups, pairs, or by themselves.)

Afternoon Tour Details

  • Meet in the lobby of the Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn (1730 NW 9th St.) at 12:45pm. The tour leaves at 1pm.
  • Tour returns to the Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn about 4:30pm.
  • Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • If you need to cancel, please call Visit Corvallis to let us know. Call by the Tuesday before your tour, by 5pm, if you need to cancel.

Georgia Pacific Mill Tour Details

  • Meet in the lobby of the Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn (1730 NW 9th St.) at 10:30am. The tour leaves at 10:45am.
  • No children under 12 are allowed on the Georgia Pacific Mill Tours because the mill is a working mill.
  • Guests on this tour must remember to wear closed-toed shoes like sneakers or hiking boots, and long pants. No open-toed shoes like sandals, or shorts or skirts, are allowed.
  • Tour returns to the Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn about 4:30pm.
  • Remember to dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Bring a sack lunch to enjoy between the mill tour and forest tour in the afternoon.
  • Unfortunately, it’s not possible at this time to sign up for only the Mill tour or only the Starker Forests tour on these all-day tours.
  • If you need to cancel, please call Visit Corvallis to let us know. Call by the Tuesday before your tour, by 5pm, if you need to cancel.

Complete Starker Forests Tour Schedule

  • July 11, 12:45pm
  • July 18, 10:30am - Georgia Pacific Mill Tour
  • July 25, 12:45pm
  • August 1, 12:45pm
  • August 8, 10:30am - Georgia Pacific Mill Tour
  • August 15, 12:45pm
  • August 22, 10:30am - Georgia Pacific Mill Tour
  • August 29, 12:45pm

Starker Forests Tours
Starts: July 11, 2018

Ends: August 29, 2018

Time: See description.

Admission: Free

Location: Corvallis Comfort Suites Inn
1730 NW 9th St., Corvallis, OR 97330

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Visit Corvallis
420 NW 2nd Street
Corvallis, OR 97330