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Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

97439 US-101, Florence, OR 97439, USA

About Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

4.8 / 5

from reviews

    Christopher Miller
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    October 12, 2023

    It was a very humbling experience to see this historic lighthouse. The day may have been gray, but seeing the waves crash against the Emerald Coast was a sight unlike any other. The volunteers were super helpful and the gift shop was nice. Bring good walking shoes for the trails above the lighthouse too!

    Wendy
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    October 10, 2023

    So cool! It is a .5 mile uphill to the actual light house. It's not paved either but it's a well maintained gravel road. Great history and views. There is a cost to park off $5. Bathrooms are vault toilet.

    Jina Barber
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    November 19, 2023

    This light house offers a beautiful bed and breakfast in the main house and a beautiful lower beach to explore. We found a sea lion resting up the river at low tide. There is a slow upward hike to the light house and main house and gift shop. The main house is said to have a friendly ghost.

    AMY F
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    July 16, 2023

    Pretty little beach in a cove, somewhat sheltered from wind. There is a little hike up to the lighthouse and viewing of it from the beach is not great due to trees. The beach has many caves to explore and it looks like it's a great place to explore tide pools at low tide.

    Steve Calhoun
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    June 06, 2023

    Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon Heceta Head Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse located in the state of Oregon. It is situated on a headland about 10 miles (16 km) north of Florence, Oregon, and is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the state. The lighthouse was built in 1894 and is named after Captain John Heceta, who explored the area in 1775. The lighthouse is 107 feet (33 m) tall and has a focal plane of 115 feet (35 m) above sea level. The light can be seen for 21 nautical miles (39 km). The lighthouse was automated in 1963 and is now operated by the U.S. Coast Guard. The lighthouse is located within Heceta Head State Park, which offers stunning views of the Oregon Coast. The park has a campground, hiking trails, and a visitor center. The Lighthouse is a popular tourist destination and is a great place to learn about the history of lighthouses and the Oregon Coast. Here are some interesting facts about Heceta Head Lighthouse: Heceta Head State Park, This location offers stunning views of the Oregon Coast. The park has a campground, hiking trails, and a visitor center. If you are planning a trip to the Oregon Coast, I highly recommend visiting Heceta Head Lighthouse. It is a beautiful and historic landmark that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

    Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

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