Oregon, nature provides many of the attractions and thrills and
the fun zone may have you bounding down rapids on a rafting trip
or in a jet boat, climbing the sand dunes on the Oregon Coast, mystified
by the Oregon Vortex "House of Mystery" or looking up in awe in
the Oregon Caves. Whether glimpsing into ancient history in the
Prehistoric Gardens on the Coast, or Whale watching at Depoe Bay,
nature never disappoints.
not a natural phenomenon themselves, Oregon theme parks such as
the Enchanted Forest and The Oaks are harmoniously set in the Oregon
landscape offering thrills and fun in the beauty of a natural setting.
The Oaks opened in 1905 along the banks of the Willamette River,
its wooden roller rink has been enjoyed by generations and its carousel
and pipe organ are legendary. It's many rides for all ages draw
visitors to the Oaks year round.
Enchanted Forest Big Timber Log Ride featuresa forty-foot plunge
and its Ice Mountain Bobsled Roller Coaster is another favorite
attraction. The Old Europe Village takes visitors back in time through
the magic of animatronics and Storybook Lane brings nursery rhythms
and fairy tales to life.
Oregon Zoo, and Wildlife Safari are two attractions that bring the
animals of the world to us in Oregon. While the Columbia Gorge Discovery
Center in The Dalles, brings us our own Oregon history. Science
Works, in Ashland is a hands on interactive Science Museum for children
of all ages. Also in Ashland is The Immigrant
Lake Water Slide, a favorite for summer fun in Southern Oregon,
and its resident sliders can probably be found skating across the
ice in Lithia Park in the wintertime.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a not to miss for residents and visitors
alike with each exciting theatre season staging excellent productions
in an incredible setting in Southern Oregon. Hollywood is even represented
in Oregon as visitors enjoy Ripley's Believe it or Not Wax Works
in Newport on the Coast and to the North visit the sets of many
popular movies in Astoria.
into the Fun! Whether it is the thrill of a roller coaster or chill
of a skate across the ice, the enchantment of a line passionately
and unforgettably delivered or seeing the world through the eyes
of a child in discovery the fun zone is just a short drive in any