3 Oregon Amusement Parks to Love
Are you looking for a fun, local family entertainment experience this summer? Here are 3 choices in Oregon which we know you’ll enjoy!
Enchanted Forest – Turner, Oregon
Visiting the Enchanted Forest is fun for all ages. It’s a place where you can visit a world of enchantment with Storybook Lane, Western Town, English Village, rides and more.
The Enchanted Forest was founded by Roger Tofte, who purchased the property in the 1960s for $4000. He began working on his dream of a Salem area amusement park during the evenings and weekends, and in 1971 the park opened. Today, three generations of Tofte’s continue to create new pieces of the park for their visitor’s enjoyment.
Their food options include Gretel’s Grill, Jolly Roger Inn, Pulled Pork and Beef Barbeque, the Ice Cream Parlor, Theatre Snack Bar, Mary’s Coffee Cottage, and Snack Carts.
Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl – Government Camp, Oregon
The Mt Hood Adventure Park has more than 20 attractions including the Alpine Slide, Bungee Trampoline, Kid’s Play Zone. Activities include ‘Extreme Adventure’ and fun for kids and the entire family.
Mt. Hood Skibowl’s origin dates back to 1928, making the resort one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. The ski area began as two separate resorts, Skibowl and Multorpor. Its first summer attraction was the Alpine Slide beginning in 1980.
Park eateries include the Bier Stube, Starlight Café, Multorpor Café, Outback Grill, Hawaiian Shaved Ice and 70 Meters Bar & Grill.
Oaks Amusement Park – Portland, Oregon
Visit Oaks Park and enjoy rides, roller skating, mini-golf, games and more. Oaks Park’s newest ride is the high-flying, extreme attraction, Adrenaline Peak roller coaster. This is a thrilling roller coaster you can’t miss!
Oaks Amusement Park is the last of the historic “trolley parks” still in operation in the Northwest and among the oldest continually operating amusement parks in America. “The Oaks” has offered safe, wholesome, family fun for over a century.
You can also enjoy all of your midway food favorites from corn dogs, to hamburgers, to cotton candy and more. First come, first served picnic tables are available overlooking the Willamette River.