Timber! Adventures powered by REI Co-op
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On the Lookout for Bats
Birding with Eastside Audubon & NEMO Equipment
Join Eastside Audubon Society trip leaders and NEMO Equipment for an exploration of varied habitats. Depending on the season, species present in the park include raven, kingfisher, American dipper, kestrel, peregrine falcon, bald eagle, wood duck, swans, and more. This field trip is for any level of birder, and the leaders encourage attendance by anyone with little or no birding experience. Children 10+ are permitted if accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please bring your own binoculars. NEMO Equipment Chipper™ Reclaimed Closed-Cell Foam Seat will be provided to all attendees for future adventures!
A Swedish tradition, we invite you to join Fjällräven for a morning Fika. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee, a sweet treat, and an opportunity to connect with those around you over a shared love of nature...and coffee. What better way to start the day?!
Hiking with Mappy Hour
Friday and Saturday at 11am
Meet up at the base of the walking bridge on the west side.
Join Mappy Hour for 2 group hikes at Tolt-Macdonald Park during Timber! Outdoor Music Festival. Mappy Hour is community of urban dwelling outdoor enthusiasts who gather monthly around maps, guidebooks, beer, and adventure stories. They love to hike and they love a good beer. Pre-Hike snacks provided by our friends at Golden Island Jerky
Allbirds Outdoor Photography Workshop
Join the Allbirds flock for an inspiring outdoor photography workshop. Capture the beauty of the Snoqualmie Valley while professional photographers share techniques that will elevate your skills whether shooting on a DSLR, point & shoot or iPhone.
Bike Riding with Swift Adventure Co.
Friday July 28 10:30am - 12:30pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Saturday July 29 10:30am - 12:30pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: Registered Participants will be emailed meeting point
Join Seattle's own Swift Adventure Co as we take you on bicycle adventures at Timber! Fest. Swift Industries is your go-to source for PNW bikepacking gear and inspiration. Our team will lead you on a casual route through some of the most beautiful farm roads and gravel paths the Snoqualmie Valley has to offer.
This activity is not suitable for children under 14. All participants under 18yrs old must be accompanied by an adult
Shibori Dyeing by Snow Peak
When: Saturday, July 29th, 11am
Join Snow Peak for a morning dip! Using the traditional Japanese dye technique of shibori, bring your favorite white t-shirt, hat or bandana to hand-dye in a natural indigo dye. Due to the processing technique, some color transfer may occur after dying. (supplies limited to first 25 people)
Recreational Tree Climbing
When: Friday & Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm Ages 8+
Where: Large Maple Tree near the yurts on the west side of the walking bridge.
Remember how much fun it is to climb trees? Come ascend into the canopy using equipment that will keep both climber and tree safe. Let life slow down, experience Tree Time. Recreational Tree Climbing will happen on Friday and Saturday from 9:30am - 5:30pm just west of the walking bridge.
5K Run with Seattle REI Run Club
Origami Memorial Project
Come meet us at the REI Village! We’ll have our REI Co-op partners from Cotopaxi, Brooks, HOKA, NEMO Equipment, Snow Peak, Allbirds and Fjallraven onsite with activities, giveaways, swag and more — there’s a little something for everyone happening in and around the REI Village!
Yoga with Megan Sloan & REI Co-op
Take a moment to center yourself with a calming yoga practice by REI. Join REI, who will guide you through an experience of finding better overall health and wellness through yoga. Don’t forget to bring your yoga mat, REI will provide a few mats on a first come basis.
Yoga takes place in Tolt-Macdonald Park's North Meadow. As you walk west over the walking bridge, follow the main service road to the right for 1/2 a mile until you get to the clearing.
REI Co-Op Makers Market
Stop by the REI Village for our pop-up Makers Market on Saturday from 3-6pm. We will be featuring three companies that were part of our REI Co-op Path Ahead Ventures program, which offers full-spectrum support of startups owned by Black, Indigenous, Latina/o/x, and Asian American and Pacific Islander people. Meet the founders from QuestTrails, Fridie Outdoors and Alder Apparel to learn about their companies and see how they are working to create an outdoor industry that reflects the true diversity of people who love, protect and share life outside!
Brooks Coffee Walk
When: Saturday July 29, 8am
Where: REI Village
Start the morning off on the right foot (or the left) and add some movement to your festival lineup. Brooks and REI will be hosting a group walk (or run) with coffee provided and the latest and greatest Brooks gear for you to demo. Try the brand new, adaptable Cascadia 17 or the cushioned Glycerin 20. There will also be opportunities for giveaways (while supplies last). We look forward to walking or running happy with you!
Do Good Scavenger Hunt
When: Friday July 28, 10am - 2pm
Where: REI Village
Want to go on an adventure and Do Good? At Cotopaxi, adventure inspires us to see the world and make it better. That’s why they build gear that fuels both outdoor experiences and global change. We invite you to join them for the Do Good Scavenger Hunt. You will be given the tools so you only need to come prepared to complete activities that inspire good, in return you can receive your very own Cotopaxi hip pack! (Quantities are limited)
When: Saturday at 11:30pm
Where: Softball fields by park entrance
Join astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society, Boeing Employees Astronomical Society and astrophysicists from the University of Washington for a star party! On Saturday at 11:30pm, guests will learn about the cosmos, gaze at distant planets and galaxies. Timber’s stargazing activity will take place in the Softball Fields near the park entrance. No sign up necessary!
Carnation Farmer's Market
When: Friday and Saturday 8am - 12pm
Where: Vending Area
Come visit Carnation Farmers Market and experience a miniature version of their weekly local market! A selection of fresh, healthy food options will be available for purchase directly from our local farmers and producers. Enjoy free farmtastic games and activities brought to you by our very own CFM Power of Produce Kids Club.
presented by Giddy Up Burgers
Friday and Saturday 9am - 12pm
Come one, come all and come hang at the barn where we will have all of our kid-centric activities including kids concerts each morning.
Kavu morning river plunge!
presented by Giddy Up Burgers
Friday and Saturday 8:28am
Join Timber Co-Founder Chad Clibborn and our amazing merch partners KAVU for a morning "change the game" dunk into the cool waters at the confluence of the Tolt and Snoqualmie rivers. Brush off that last beer or just start your day with a refreshing plunge into the beautiful river that dissects Timber. All you need is yourself and a swimsuit. Meet up at the trailhead to the Tolt River beach at 8:28 sharp to meet up for our daily plunge.
Story Time with Blue Kettle Books
When: Thursday - 7pm and Saturday - 9:30am
Where: The Blue Kettle Bookstore-On-Wheels
Blue Kettle Books, Seattle's whimsical bookstore-on-wheels, will be offering scheduled children's storytime and a reading nook for all ages. Come inside our cozy bookmobile and browse their curated books, art prints, and notecards, travel games, and more!
Beyond a 500-foot suspension foot bridge over the Snoqualmie River are 12 miles of forested and riverside trails connecting to an extensive network of trails in the adjacent Ames Lake Forest. Click here to learn more about trails at Tolt-Macdonald Park from our friends at the Washington Trails Association.
Dip your toes in the water or catch some sun at Tolt River Beach. Beach access is located on the south end of the RV/General Festival camping area.