Silver Falls State Park

Oregon's largest state park features full-service facilities with hiking trails and spectacular views of waterfalls. Some of Oregon's best remaining, low-elevation old-growth conifer forest is found here. Spotted, Barred, and Great Gray Owls all occur in the park, along with Northern Pygmy-Owl, Western Screech-Owl, and Northern Saw-whet Owl. Other specialties include Sooty and Ruffed Grouse, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Hammond's and Pacific-slope Flycatchers, American Dipper, Hermit Warbler, Western Tanager, and Band-tailed Pigeon. The Park is also featured as a site on the Oregon Cascades Birding Trail.

Directions: From Silverton go SE on Hwy 214 (Silver Falls Hwy) approx 12 mi to park. GPS 44 52.55 N, 122 39.25 W.

Parking: $5.00