Starker Forests logs in log yard near Philomath, Oregon.Bucking LogsOregon Coast Range FernsMark Gourley planting a bag of treesLogging truck loading logs at a Starket Forests site near Philomath, Oregon.Starker Forests Willamette Valley timberSunlight breaking through the forestFir NeedlesLoggin in the Marys Peak Wilderness

We Grow Forests, Not Just Trees

Starker Forests, Inc. owns, grows, and manages forests and strives for excellence in terms of forest resource stewardship. We are a fourth generation family business and strive to successfully meet the needs of our owners, employees and the community.


Starker Lands Open for Recreational Use/Hunting

Thanksgiving Holiday office hours:
Wednesday 11/26: office closing at 3pm
Thanksgiving Day: Closed
Friday 11/28: office open 7 am to 11:30 am

Fire season ended on 10/14/14.
Our lands are open to the public for recreation use.
Entry permits are required and free of charge.

We do not issue permits for mushroom harvest.

Come to our office for a free access permit if you do not have one.
7240 SW Philomath Blvd, Corvallis.


Christmas trees available from Starker Forests!

$5 permits available to have your own Christmas tree cutting adventure.

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Hunting Update (11/20/2014)

All gates except those in the Alsea area will be closed during the upcoming 2nd elk season due to the ice storm last week.

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