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Cape Blanco Lighthouse

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Address: Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR
Phone Number: 541-756-0100
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Adventures on the coast

It is always fun to see pieces of history and this is a big one! You can go in the main level of the lighthouse, but due to some window hazards and concerns, the tower is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It is always fun to see pieces of history and this is a big one! You can go in the main level of the lighthouse, but due to some window hazards and concerns, the tower is currently closed. It is a neat historical stop on the coast, with an old story and fascinating facts. I'm glad we took the drive... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Well worth the drive down there. Incredible scenery all around. There was a shipwreck when I was there. Thankfully everyone was ok.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Staff provided interesting information on what the lighthouse staff did to protect the ships. Very windy there. Take advantage of combination visit to Hughes Historic House. From Hughes House parking area, also take a walk on dunes to ocean.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

So yes the wind blows and it blows hard....this is a cape on the Oregon coast, deal with it or don't go. Complaining to the super (talkative) friendly volunteers will not change the wind. It is a beautiful place and I would highly recommend it. The view is spectacular, we were there on a clear day. The volunteers are very... More 

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san Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Cape Blanco Lighthouse sits out on the cliffs of the Oregon coast ..It is beautifully located.There are a few things to hike and see around the area as well.There is a pioneer cemetery, and you can take a side trip and walk to the river..

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Brentwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The lighthouse is nice but the scenery and trails are fantastic. The beach is covered with interesting driftwood. There was a stranded fishing boat there while we were there.

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Central Point, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The views up at the lighthouse are gorgeous, the volunteer staff is very friendly and knowledgable. Well worth the visit.

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Port Orford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A must see. Wonderful tours and views. Gets windy and foggy out there on Cape Blanco but that's the charm of the experience.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Likely to be windy as this sits out on a point. Park and walk up to the light house. Great views. Visit on a clear night to see stars/planets as there's virtually no light pollution.

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This picturesque lighthouse is located on a windy point. Tours are available but we skipped it this time. Numerous painters were painting the scene today. Perhaps it was a club, a class, or a competition. Other than the wind they had perfect weather.

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