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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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Lovely hike

Quick easy breathtakingly beautiful hike. Takes maybe 45 min to wander around and see it all! Nice place to stretch your legs

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Quick easy breathtakingly beautiful hike. Takes maybe 45 min to wander around and see it all! Nice place to stretch your legs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Relatively short trails with stunning views of the ocean. The Headland's Trail is very windy. Wear a hat to keep your ears warm. The other trails (Cove Trail, Tower Trail) are more protected from the wind. Tower Trail is paved and would be easy to push a stroller on. Stay on the paths, there's poison oak in the brush.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a must stop when traveling through Port Orford. Interesting museum, all about the Coast Guard rescues and ship wrecks and it's free. Then the short but not too short trails around the head. We saw sealions playing in the water, wildflowers and the coastline is just beautiful. Easy walk.

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is an easy but rewarding walk. Beautiful ocean views with sweet little benches along the way should you get tired or wish to linger and enjoy. In our six day stay, we enjoyed it twice.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you stop at the Lifeboat Museum, take time for a quick walk around the headland. Not only will you look down on the remains of the dock and ramp where the lifeboats were launched, you might see some seals, and the views are great. Definitely windy but worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Be careful, you might just fall in love with this place. The trails go in different directions, but one can easily take them all in one hour. The views are amazing and the air doesn't get any fresher.

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Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We loved this park, with its winding trail through the woods and its fabulous views of the Pacific coast. Even though it was a grey day when we visited, the trip was very much worthwhile, and left us in awe of the lifeboat crew.

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a bit of tucked away history regarding the lifeboat station. Check out the trail map carefully as the trails are not well marked. But once we chose a path that appeared to fit our time frame, we were off and enjoyed a lovely walk out to some beautiful views. Well worth a stop if you have at least... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This small park has several short but interesting walks along the cliffs. In addition to a lot of bird life we saw seals and seal lions. We missed the gray whales, but apparently they come into the bay very regularly and can be easily seen from the cliff tops as they come close to shore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We have never been when the lifeboat station is open, but this park offers amazing trails to hike on. There are many interpretive signs to explain the duty of the station that was here. The views are phenomenal from several of the trails. We would recommend that anyone in the area stop by for a visit. Plan at least an... More 

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Address: Address: Coast Guard Road, Port Orford, OR
Phone Number: 1-800-551-6949
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Port Orford

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