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Newsweek: Enchanted Forest voted #1 family owned amusement park in America

Posted March 14, 2024 - Newsweek posts winners of voting for the best family owned amusement park in America.

Enchanted Forest: The Little Theme Park That Could | A Koaster Mania Documentary

Posted July 28, 2023 - Micah Williams' documentary about the creation and struggles of running a family theme park and the legacy of Enchanted Forest and creator Roger Tofte.

Click here to watch the video.  

Laural Porter KGW 

Oregon's Enchanted Forest opens full-time and ready to celebrate 50th anniversary

Hard work and community support helped the beloved amusement park survive the COVID shutdown, wildfires and a damaging ice storm.

June 20, 2021 - Hard work and community support helped the beloved amusement park survive the COVID shutdown, wildfires and a damaging ice storm.

PBS Reports On Enchanted Forest Creation, Covid And Ice Storm Challenges

April 5, 2021 - Link to the video story from PBS NewsHour. Special correspondent Cat Wise has a story about how the family-owned theme park, Enchanted Forest, has taken one hit after another but is hanging on with support from the community.

Willamette Week Interview with Susan Vaslev about Covid fundraising and what happened

Aaron Mesh interviews family member and Co-Manager of Enchanted Forest about the devastating effects of Covid on the park's ability to survive. What happened to bring Enchanted Forest to start raising funds through GoFundMe and selling off Roger Tofte's painting and park memorabilia?

Atlas Obscura article by Sophia June

Can Nostalgia Save Oregon’s Beloved Psychedelic Theme Park?

Here's how the scrappy Enchanted Forest is struggling to survive the pandemic.

NPR How A Labor Of Love Grew Into Enchanted Forest - Unknown Artist
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NPR Visits Enchanted Forest

August 8, 2018 - Link to printed NPR story about how Enchanted Forest grew from a labor of love.

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Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army : NPR › News › U.S. › Around the Nation

Jul 09, 2014 · Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But at the Enchanted Forest theme park in Salem, Ore., ... artist Roger Tofte..


Humpty Dumpty returns to Enchanted Forest, defying ...

Aug 26, 2014 · After great fall, Humpty Dumpty returns to Enchanted Forest After the Enchanted Forest theme park's Humpty Dumpty sculpture was destroyed in a fall...

Enchanted Forest featured by and

May 25, 2016 - and article Forget Disney: 5 Barely Known Theme Parks for Your Next Family Vacation which looks at great places to visit with families that you might not know about.


Enchanted Forest featured in 25 Best Things to Do in Salem, Oregon

April 26, 2016 - Enchanted Forest Theme Park at Salem has been featured in "25 Best Things to Do in Salem, Oregon" in VacationIdea - Dream Vacation Magazine


VLOG-Wizard of Oz Visits Enchanted Forest

March 15, 2016 - Cast members (including actors who play  Dorothy, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion) from Broadway touring company get private tour of Enchanted Forest.


FlipKey - Enchanted Forest #1 in Oregon for most loved and talked about family attraction.

Released February 9, 2016-FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, is thrilled to announce that, based on industry research and traveler feedback, we found the 50 most loved and most talked about family attractions for each state across the country and the Enchanted Forest has been recognized on our list, Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For as #1 in your state for 2016!

Roger Tofte interview - Let's Go Down The Log Ride

Released October 29, 2015-Pedal Power Talk show host Boaz Frankel interviews Roger Tofte

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