We visited the Lighthouse at Cape Blanco in April. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and very friendly.
If in the area, I would stop here. The scenery is amazing. it's located something like 5 or 10 miles off HWY#101. The setting for this lighthouse is quite amazing. I think they experience radical windys and weather here.
we took friends out to visit the lighthouse and realized we had never gone there before!
Windy is just not the right word more like hurricane! Stayed in the car since we almost couldn't get the doors open to get out. So cool,a little scarry but a great memory now. The surf was amazing too.
This is the disadvantage of touring in the winter. Many of the attractions are closed or on very limited hours. We drove out to the light but it is locked up tight and we couldn't even walk the grounds without trespassing, so we admired it from the gate and drove back to the State Park beach access. I visited this... More
I adore visiting the Cape Blanco Lighthouse. It is one of the prettiest lighthouses in the world and is Oregon's westernmost point. The Fresnels lens are particularly beautiful, as is the view. It is a lot of fun to go out in a storm and try to stand up in the wind. Of course, it is also fun to watch... More
Oh my gosh! I now know why this magnificant lighthouse was so important to seafaring travellers. It is one of the more spectacular panoramic views of the seascape....but man....the weather and wind can be fierce at times! And don't forget to stop at the old homestead on the way in and buy some of their special huckleberry or marionberry jam!
We enjoyed our time at Cape Blanco lighthouse. Though the area was foggy and cloudy when we arrived (mid-morning), clearing began within an hour. The combined weather made for fun and challenging photography. We received a tour of the lighthouse by a park guide and thought she was friendly, approachable, and knowedgeable. The lighthouse tour accommodated a few people at... More
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