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Darlingtonia State Natural Site

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Address: US 101, Florence, OR
Phone Number: 800-551-6949

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Rare Find

This site is a must see. The Darlingtonia is an amazing plant and also very rare, don't miss it. It's a little hard to find so be sure to be on the lookout about 5 miles north of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This site is a must see. The Darlingtonia is an amazing plant and also very rare, don't miss it. It's a little hard to find so be sure to be on the lookout about 5 miles north of Florence

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Boise
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Nice little walk around the site. It was lightly raining and everything just brightened up. The greenery was lovely. Nice to have bathrooms and plenty of parking.

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

WE stopped and had a picnic at this little site just off 101. After lunch we did the short hike..more of a stroll. To see these weird almost alien like plants. A nice place for a picnic and some science!

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Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It's a wonder that these plants are prolific here and not scattered around the local area. It's a short walk in a circle with well-marked placards explaining about the plants. Worth the stop to see!!!

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Unexpected find of giant carnivorous plants. Platforms for walking through the swampy area. Rather otherworldly and fascinating for a quick stop.

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Malaga, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This curious fly-catcher fills a nature wayside just of U S 101 and features a wooden walkway both to save the marshy environment and to spare our having to slosh through the swamp to see the plant.

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Indianapolis IN
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

A small site with nice parking lot and boardwalk trail. Easy to see and photograph the plants. Well worth a stop for convenience.

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Maple Valley, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

These plants are very strange and worth popping off of 101 to see them. It is less than a block from the highway, and a very short walk to an open area chock full of these surprisingly large and unusual plants. I'll have to come back in the spring to see them at their peak.

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King Salmon, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It's short flat walk to a boardwalk through a bog of Darlingtonia, a carnivorous pitcher plant! Come appreciate some really cool plants!

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Sherwood, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just off hwy 101 with easy access. Nice boardwalk that is handicap accessible. You won't believe the plants. Darlingtonia, Cobra Lily, are our native carnivorous plants. They eat bugs! The flowers don't look like they belong to the plants. A must see even if your aren't really into plants.

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