Family-Friendly Activities

Stay Near The Best Activities For Kids Near Silverton

Looking for fun activities near Silverton for families? Then you've come to the right place. Situated amid the top local points of interest, the Oregon Garden Resort puts you in a prime position to enjoy the best of family-friendly attractions near Silverton.

The Oregon Garden

A lush, 80-acre botanical wonderland, The Oregon Garden is a diverse collection of beautiful and unique plant species. Discover 80 acres of captivating water features, interesting trees, and in the Children's Garden, the Dinosaur Dig, treehouse, and farmland with a tractor and tire mountain to play all day on. There’s no shortage of activities for your family to enjoy.


Silver Falls State Park

With ten magical waterfalls, Silver Falls State Park is an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. Discover clear, trickling streams and lush, green flora as you explore one of the West's most scenic settings. There's also plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking for all skill levels, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and nature viewing.


Bauman's Farm and Garden

Discover an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, bakery items (make sure you try the apple cider donuts!), apple cider and hard cider for the adults, along with entertaining tours and activities, at Bauman's Farm and Garden. Sample delicious homemade dishes and purchase your own trees, flowers, and garden plants from the oversized nursery. With holiday celebrations, a pumpkin patch, and numerous festive events, Bauman's offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment in a lovely outdoor setting, including a large playground and plenty of play structures to have a fun day on. They’ve also got an array of cute animals that you can interact with, in their animal petting zoo.


Local Flower Farms

  • Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm - With 40 acres of tulips, over 200 acres of outdoor space, and activities, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is identified as one of the top spring attractions in the state of Oregon, and is a great activity for kids. Shop at the farm for fresh-cut flowers or for your very own tulip and daffodil bulbs to plant at home. The Wooden Shoe Vineyards also offers tasty handcrafted wines, and offers a family-friendly setting so the adults can enjoy a relaxing day too! Their tasting room is the perfect place to sample wine while soaking in views of the farm, gardens, and vineyards, and enjoy the sunshine with your family.
  • Adelman Peony Gardens - Growing over 25 acres of peonies, featuring nearly 500 varieties with profound color variations, Adelman’s offers a beautiful experience for your family to stroll through the peony fields, viewing indoor peony bloom displays, and you can also purchase cut flowers or peonies in containers to take home!
  • Schriner's Iris Gardens - With display gardens open to the public every May, Schriner’s Iris Gardens offers colorful views of 10-acres of iris in bloom. Enjoy a picnic in a park-like setting, browse their unique gift shop and purchase freshly cut iris bouquets to bring home to enjoy.

Silverton Reservoir

Just a short drive from downtown Silverton, you can enjoy boating, fishing, picnics and water activities, perfect for summertime with the kids.  


Coolidge McClaine Park

This park features perfect spots for picnics, bbqs, paved walkways, a playground, horse shoe pits, and more. The park is located in Silverton just off of Silver Creek and is full of beautiful, shady trees, perfect for summertime activities with kids.


Silverton Palace Theater

This locally-owned theater plays lots of movies for kids, features matinee showings with great pricing, ice cream, sno cones, and more.


Gear-Up Espresso

Just down the street from the Resort, start your day off right and visit Gear-Up Espresso for coffee for the adults and treats for the kids including hot cocoa and pick your own mini donuts.


The Wild Dandelion

This family-owned and operated boutique in downtown Silverton features souvenirs, gifts, and products. They’ve got lots of unique items to pick from, including adorable Jellycat stuffed animals and fun locally-made souvenirs for adults too! 


Willamette Valley Pie Company

This local pie company offers great food like chicken pot pie, berry pie, and more! Kids can enjoy a great outdoor play area, plus fun souvenirs and gifts to take home.