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Port Orford Heads State Park

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Address: Coast Guard Road, Port Orford, OR
Phone Number: 1-800-551-6949
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Stunning Headlands

This is a beautiful headland with quiet trails that feel like green tunnels threading through the hillside. These trails are not flat but aren't so long as to tire a person out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Linda W
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Eureka, California
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Eureka, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This is a beautiful headland with quiet trails that feel like green tunnels threading through the hillside. These trails are not flat but aren't so long as to tire a person out. The views are beautiful with whales and fishing boats right in sight. Going further on the trails gives views of the remains of a historic lifeboat station. On... More 

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

A wonderful day trip to see the Lighthouse & tour -- and the Hughes House -- and the wonderful Pacific Ocean views!

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Thank 555lindan
Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

An easy walk here, well marked trails, and if you park at the trailhead by the lifeboat museum, then it's a quick stop. There are the most breathtaking views up and down the coast. We looked for whales and sadly didn't see any, but did see seals playing in the waves which was fantastic. Lots of birds. A great way... More 

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Sunnyvale, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Don't pass this up. Whether you want a nice stop for a picnic or intend the hikes along the cove or cape, the State Park has plenty. Nestled in the trees, you catch the park road from 101 in Port Orford. Look for the Circle K store and turn at the corner and proceed up the road until you see... More 

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We found this park after breakfast one morning and took several short trails that led out to a lookout and a former watch tower for the Coast Guard. The views were spectacular and well worth a trip. The beauty of this coastline is unbelieveable

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Do not miss this amazingly beautiful site! It has fantastic north and south sweeping coastal views in the open spaces and intimate peeks of the sea through the forest. The trail is well maintained and relatively flat and gentle although not wide enough for wheelchairs. Someone needing a cane could probably manage but I suggest using hiking poles for better... More 

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2 Thank Carol S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

The Southern Oregon coast offers spectacular views, none better than the perspective from the Port Orford Head trails. The trails are short and easy and take you right from the parking lot at the Coadt Guard Lifeboat Museum out to the headbands. Big reward for little work! The ocean was sparkling, the blues and greens of the water were gorgeous.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

An easy trail with benches to sit and drink in the fantastic views of the ocean. An old lifeguard station provides some interesting historical pictures and relics of time gone by. It is fascinating to see the boat the Coasties used to brave the sea during a rescue. We took a small box of wine, two glasses and sat on... More 

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

Amazing sights at every turn along this easy trail above the ocean and through a beautiful forest. Good opportunity to see seals, ships and whales.

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Thank Jenny F
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lots of trails to choose from at different levels of difficulty and the views were amazing. Good for families and for people with dogs. We'd return.

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