Monthly Archives: April 2015
The 37th Annual Mother’s Day Birding & Wildflower Festival is less than 2 weeks away! Check out what we have in store this year:
No registration is required for any event activities but please arrive early as hikes leave promptly at listed times.
Artist in Residence, Peace, has completed his paintings. They are awaiting your next visit to the South Falls Lodge here at Silver Falls State Park.
Peace’s life story includes more than works of art – his sincerity towards others shows:
Peace Artist: 6,000 miles of Art & Humanity an article by Audrey Lin of the DailyGood, October 2012
Treat your Mom (and your family) to a day you won’t soon forget! Reserve your seating for this year’s Mother’s Day Brunch at the Silver Falls Lodge & Conference Center located in Silver Falls State Park.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10th
Seatings at 11am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm.
Call (866) 575-8875 for reservations
Last weekend over 60 volunteers enjoyed the perfect weather while collecting over 200 pounds of invasive plants and over 30 pounds of litter and recycling from the trails. Whew – that was some well-earned cookies and coffee!
This week marked the beginning of Spring Field Trip season with a local elementary from Keizer exploring the waterfalls and temperate rainforest. Field Trip Planning Guide
Enjoy majestic waterfalls and be a steward of our Earth!
SOLVE Volunteer Service Project
Saturday, April 18th; 10 am – 2 pm
Silver Falls State Park and SOLVE Oregon invite you and your friends & family to help take care of this special corner of our planet. Volunteers will help keep our watershed clean and enable our native plants to thrive by collecting litter and removing invasive plants in the South Falls Day-Use Area and Canyon Trail. Free parking passes, refreshments, and raffle prizes will be available for volunteers. Follow posted signs to the South Falls Day-Use Area’s Main Parking Lot.
Flat Stanley is a 1964 children’s book written by Jeff Brown where the main character, Stanley Lambchop, is “flattened” on accident but fortunately can be mailed to his friends for a visit – even to Silver Falls State Park from New York State! Flat Stanley Flat Stanley Project Flat Stanley Books
The waterfalls of Silver Falls made the news again!
Today The Oregonian’s OregonLive.com featured the Trail of Ten Falls:
April 7, 2015; Terry Richard/Staff
Photo: Ron Campbell, March 2015
Silver Falls has an exciting project in the works. Artist-in-Resident, Peace, (black vest) has been creating new paintings this offseason for the South Falls Lodge …so it’s out with the old and in with the new. Friends Park Interpreter, Matt Palmquist, (blue vest) gives him a much needed hand.
Check back here to see his final masterpieces – or better yet, make the trip to South Falls Lodge as soon as the paintings are re-framed and hung up! Coming soon…
Four Seating Times: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm – Sunday, April 5th