Online Highways Home > Oregon > North Bend

Growing Forest Driving Tour

Search North Bend Oregon

The self-guided Growing Forest Guided Tour will take you on a journey through 500 years of forest growth, starting with tiny seedling and ending with the Doerner Fir, the largest known Douglas fir in the world, 329 feet tall and 11.5 feet in diameter.

A half-mile trail winds through an old growth stand to reach the Doerner Fir. Allow three-quarters of a day to complete the entire six-stop tour.

Free illustrated tour booklets are available at area visitor centers, the BLM office on Airport Lane in North Bend, and the Fairview Store in Fairview. The tour begins at the town of Fairview, 8 miles east of Coquille in Coos County.

Location: BLM office, 1300 Airport Lane, North Bend Oregon 97459 Telephone 541-756-0100

Other Highways, Byways, and Scenic Drives nearby:
(North Bend) Growing Forest Driving Tour

Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.

01/31 Coming to The North Bend area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's