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Mar 27

Why We Love the Enchanted Forest

The Enchanted Forest resembles a fairytale nestled on the side of a hill surrounded by trees, thatched roofed cottages, a log ride (among many other amusement rides), and even Humpty Dumpty. It is not your ordinary amusement park. Read on to find out why we love the Enchanted Forest.

The Enchanted Forest

My family and I were invited to visited the Enchanted Forest theme park. Everyone was thrilled to discover exactly what this place is all about. This park is located close to Salem, Oregon, in the town of Turner. It is a great destination to put on your map, especially if you are visiting the Oregon coast.

Enchanted Forest Land of Enchantment - OMG Goodies

Storybook Lane

Entering the theme park, you begin your journey at the castle and follow a brick trail called Storybook Lane. This lane meanders through the forest. Along the way, you run into several fairytale characters including Alice in Wonderland. You can chase her down the rabbit hole, which is an adventure all of its own. You will also find the Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe. Grab a potato sack and take a ride down the crazy slide. The best part about this slide is that it is big enough for adults to enjoy as well as the kiddos. I took quite a few trips down the slide right along with my kiddos. Watch out, as you make your way through Storybook Lane you will run into the candy cottage where Hansel and Gretel escape the grasp of the evil witch, too! Storybook Lane is full of everyone’s favorite childhood stories.

What to Expect

Around every corner, you will find a little bit of whimsy. From Cinderella’s glass slipper to trash cans inside of tree trunks, visiting the Enchanted Forest is like stepping into a storybook.

Take a look at all the different attractions, activities, and adventures laid out on their map. Stroll through Western Town, get spooked in the Haunted House, but first, you need to visit the Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe.

 

First, you must start at the castle…. and follow the trail.

The Enchanted Forest Start at the Castle - OMG Goodies

 

The Enchanted Forest Castle - OMG Goodies

After you have found your way through the Crooked House, stumbled down Alice’s Rabbit Hole, and met Humpty Dumpty, you can continue your adventure to different parts of the Enchanted Forest. Stroll on through Tofteville Western Town where you can explore the secret Indian caves. Visit the Old European Village where you will find Merlin’s Magic Shop.

There are amusement rides for every age. With kiddy rides, an ice mountain bobsled, and even a log ride, everyone in the family will soon find their favorite ride at the Enchanted Forest.

Here we are some photos of our visit. My favorite ride was the log ride. My boys really liked the Challenge of Mondor. We went on these rides over and over.

Enchanted Forest - OMG Goodies

The entire family had a magnificent time while visiting the Enchanted Forest. There is so much to do and see. We will definitely return again to enjoy another enchanted visit. What are you waiting for? It’s time to visit the Enchanted Forest! Let’s go!

Have you ever been to this wonderful travel destination? What was your favorite ride? Share your favorites with us in the comments! Happy Travels!

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About the author

Amanda Murphy

Hi there! My name is Amanda. I have been married to my amazing husband for 14 years. We are raising our family in the beautiful Treasure Valley, which is located in Idaho. Our 3 adventurous and sweet boys keep us busy. They are 12 (going on 21), 8, and 2 years old. These boys fill my life with more joy, love, creativity, and hand prints than I could have ever imagined! I love every second of being a mom. When I am not trying to keep up with my family, I stay busy running my own content creation and management company, Liquid Script. To have Amanda do a review for you email her at asmurphy98@gmail.com

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