EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

    2015 Events at Silver Falls State Park
       & Silver Falls Conference Center
    (Times may change.  Please call park to verify.)

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                Mother’s Day Birding & Wildflower Festival
                              Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10, 2015
                                                10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Falls Lodge and surrounding day use area
    WHAT: Learn about the native plants, wildflowers, and birds that fill Silver Falls’
    temperate rainforest. Join guided walks, family hikes, and children's activities. Enjoy
    live raptors and wildflower displays. Purchase native plants. Visit local wildlife
    organizations.
    SPONSORED BY: Co-sponsored by Friends of Silver Falls and Silver Falls State
    Park
    COST: $5.00 per vehicle day use fee. No other fees.
    For more information, call 503-874-0201 or to volunteer: 503-581-4155.
    Event schedule posted in April. www.oregonstateparks.org/park_211.php

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             State Parks Day, Silver Falls Challenge Foot Race
                                             Saturday, June 6, 2015
                                                 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Falls Lodge and surrounding day use area
    WHAT: Begin the day with a dash over the creek and through the woods. Take
    advantage of free camping in regular tent and RV campsites. Day Use is free
    on Saturday.
    SPONSORED BY: Oregon State Parks, Silver Falls State Park, Friends of Silver
    Falls and Silverton Runners Club.
    COST: Free. Regular campsites are FREE. (Reservations: call 1-800-452-5687).
    Registration fee required for foot race.
    INFO: Race course & registration: www.racenorthwest.com
    For more information, call 503-874-0201 or to volunteer: 503-581-4155.

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                                    Historic Silver Falls Days
                             Saturday and Sunday, July 11 & 12, 2015
                                              10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Falls Lodge and surrounding day use area
    WHAT: From Native Americans, to loggers, to homesteaders, to parks, the land we
    know today as Silver Falls State Park has a colorful history. Join us for
    demonstrations, displays, and games that bring history to life.
    SPONSORED BY: Co-sponsored by Friends of Silver Falls and Silver Falls State
    Park
    COST: $5.00 per vehicle day use fee. No other fees.
    For more information, call 503-874-0201 or to volunteer: 503-581-4155.

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                                     Christmas Festival
                           Saturday and Sunday, December 12 & 13, 2015
                                                    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    LOCATION: South Falls Lodge and surrounding day use area
    WHAT: Join in various country Christmas time crafts - make a wreath, a gingerbread
    house, cards, and ornaments. Learn how the park changes during the winter. Enjoy
    storytelling and live music.
    SPONSORED BY: Friends of Silver Falls and Silver Falls State Park
    COST: $5.00 per vehicle day use fee. Some crafts may have a material fee.
    For more information, call 503-874-0201, 503-873-8735, or to volunteer, call
    503-581-4155..
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