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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.

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/local-community-raises-over-400k-to-save-family-owned-amusement-park

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.

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/09/626669649/how-a-labor-of-love-grew-into-an-enchanted-forest-in-oregon

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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?

Enchanted Forest supports BLM

Enchanted Forest joins with our community in condemning all acts of racism, discrimination, and senseless acts of violence. We cannot stand silent while our black community continues to suffer violence, discrimination, and injustice. We stand in solidarity with the fight for true and lasting reform. We see you. We hear you. Black Lives Matter.

Enchanted Forest supports BLM

Enchanted Forest joins with our community in condemning all acts of racism, discrimination, and senseless acts of violence. We cannot stand silent while our black community continues to suffer violence, discrimination, and injustice. We stand in solidarity with the fight for true and lasting reform. We see you. We hear you. Black Lives Matter.

Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army : NPR

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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 ...

http://www.oregonlive.com/multimedia/index.ssf/2014/08/defying_incompetence_of_horse.html

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 iExplore.com and TravelMindset.com

May 25, 2016 - iExplore.com and TravelMindset.com 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.

http://www.iexplore.com/experiences/family-vacation/theme-parks-beyond-orlando

 

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

http://vacationidea.com/ideas/best-things-to-do-in-salem-or.html#slide3

 

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSD67VN4Sl4

 

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!

https://www.flipkey.com/blog/2016/02/09/50-states-series-top-family-attractions-worth-traveling-for-2016-edition

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

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

https://youtu.be/UvPvScmEcqY