We envision a society that values and takes action to support the economic, ecological, & social benefits of forests.

Help us make that vision a reality.

Visit Us

Discover our Discovery Museum! Learn about forests through hands-on exhibits, meet woodland creatures, try river rafting, climb on a logging locomotive, or enjoy forest inspired art.

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Support Our Work

We believe that creating sustainable forestry future tomorrow means shaping society today. Help us build world that values and takes action to support the ecological, economic, and social values of forests.

Help us Grow

Sponsor a Fellow

The Merlo Foundation pledged $1.25 million over 10 years to support our International Fellowship program. The pledge must be matched! Help us empower forestry professionals from around the world.

Support a Fellow

Study World Forests

Think globally and learn locally. The World Forestry Center has a variety of explorative exhibits featuring forests from around the world, their unique characteristics, and sustainability challenges.

Learn with Us
World Forestry Center - Discovery Museum (Exterior)

Discover our Museum

Ride the raft, save some trees, take a world tour, enjoy wooden art...then head out to explore the hiking trails around Washington Park. There is so much to see and learn at the World Forestry Center!

Come for a Visit!


4033 SW Canyon Rd.
Portland, OR 97221
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Discovery Museum Hours

Memorial Day through Labor Day
Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm

Labor Day through Memorial Day
Thursday - Monday 10 am - 5 pm

Museum closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day.

Museum Admission

$8 for adults
$7 for seniors (age 62+)
$5 for youth (3 thru 18)
free for children under 3

For more information, call 503-228-1367.

Contact Us

Forestry Conferences

Our professional conferences focus on global wood trade, emerging countries, international perspectives on forest management, and the forestland investment arena.

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International Forestry Fellowship

Our International Fellowship Program hosts natural resource professionals from around the world at the World Forestry Center’s campus in Portland, Oregon.

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Join Our Forest Family

Over our 53-year history, the World Forestry Center has been at the intersection of people and forestry. Your donation supports our mission to create and inspire champions of sustainable forestry. Become a member or make a donation today!


Rent a Space for Your Next Event!

Looking for the perfect place for your corporate event, party, wedding, workshop, or conference? The World Forestry Center has a number of venues to offer for get-togethers of any size.