Enjoy a Day in the Tualatin Valley Countryside
Within minutes, you are transported from the urban centers to the wide-open countryside, where farms abound. A visit to Tualatin Valley’s livestock farms provide a unique getaway just outside of Portland. A drive through the scenic agricultural areas of this part of Oregon will give you a great show of cows, horses, sheep and goats. Those furry long-necked guys you see out there aren’t llamas — they’re alpacas!
Shop Alpaca Products
Alpacas area a relative of the llama, but smaller and with a shorter face and smaller ears. Alpacas are bred for their hair mainly, and the fiber is much finer than a llama’s and is softer and warmer than sheep’s wool.
Head to Alpacas of Oregon in Sherwood to shop for exquisite alpaca products including yarn and items imported from Peru. At the Barn Store, you can get hand-knit scarves, hats, socks, vests, sweaters and even Teddy Bears. You can also take a free tour of the farm, just call ahead to schedule it (503-348-6958) or book on Facebook.
Stoneberg Alpacas Boutique features soft alpaca wool yarn, sweaters, hats, socks, shawls and other alpaca wool products. Situated on an alpaca farm, stop by, pet an alpaca and peruse this unique boutique.
Have a Goat Party!
Portland Goat Parties is one-of-a-kind farm experience will melt away your stress and take your mind off of all the craziness of day-to-day life. Get a dose of baby goat therapy. There is nothing like having a baby goat or three nap in your arms! Must reserve your space in advance. Groups of 15 or more people are advised to schedule a private visit.
In Tualatin Valley, the enchanting interactions with alpacas and goats offer a unique blend of rural charm and hands-on discovery, making it an unforgettable destination for both animal enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
Alpacas of Oregon is an award-winning, full-service alpaca farm in the heart of Oregon’s wine country and offers complimentary tours. The Barn Store features exquisite alpaca products, yarn, fiber, hand-knit items and imported alpaca products. Open by appointment.
Stoneberg Alpacas Boutique features soft alpaca wool yarn, sweaters, hats, socks, shawls and other alpaca wool products.