Treehouse resort in Oregon enlivens outdoor adventures

August 17, 2011 |

Out ‘n’ About Treehouse Treesort in Takilma, Ore., offers one of the more unusual lodging experiences in the country. Featuring 18 treehouses and multiple platforms reaching up to 47 feet in height, the resort combines childlike fancy with outdoor adventure. A popular destination for nature enthusiasts, the resort, created by Treesort owner, designer, and builder Michael Garnie, collaborated with Precision Structural Engineering, Klamath Falls, Ore., to design several new treehouses, forts, and bridges. Also featured at the resort: the Treehouse Institute of Takilma, a high school built into an oak grove overlooking the East Fork Illinois River.

 

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