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Cape Blanco State Park

Port Orford, OR
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Port Orford
Type: State Parks
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Dallas, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

LOVED the beach! The beautiful colored stones on the beach are amazing and the driftwood scattered all over the back of the beach was neat. It's not a crowded beach either because it's far away from major cities. Drive out and take a walk. It's very picturesque too. The rock structures are everything you imagine when you think of the... More

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Port Orford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Tlhe lighthouse is located on the furthest western most point of the contiguous United States. The Lighthouse is intriguing and the Park has a great campground. You can even bring in horses for trail riding. Lots of hiking paths. If you walk down to the ocean on the south side and turn toward the lighthouse, you may find shell fossils... More

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Quad Cities USA
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23 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Off the highway and off the charts windy! Gusts up 40 mph the day we visited. Thick fog was rolling in and we could barely view the beach, and definitely not the lighthouse. Since it was Tuesday, the road to the light house was closed, so we hiked the half mile. Was rather disappointed at what we found...access beyond the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at cape blanco state park , a no reservation campground . We arrived at 2 pm on a thurs. and last site had just filled. They offered us the horse camp overflow, we accepted. Horse camp is a circular meadow with sites on the periphery, our site worked out well, it is breezy and dusty in... More

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Penn Valley, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Beautiful Park with terrific/scenic hiking area. Friendly rangers and docents. Worth visiting. The museum was quite interesting with lots of information regarding sea rescues past and present by the Coast Guard. The hiking trails were easy with some hilly areas but nothing to worry about-medium grade. The fresh ocean air was refreshing while hiking.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Love this place! Clean, orderly state camp with tidy generic bathrooms. Beautiful hikes by the coast and to the lighthouse. I'm a happy camper!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Whilst driving down the 101 highway south of Bandon Oregon I spotted a side road to Cape Blanco. It's only a small state park but perched on top of the cliffs of Cape Blanco it is certainly a view not to be missed. There is a small welcome Center here where for 2 dollars you can take a tour of... More

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Portland, OR
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Came here during the Thanksgiving holiday. The view from the cape is very scenic, with a variety of off-shore rocks and sea stacks immediately to the north. The lighthouse is very picturesque close-up but there are some Coast Guard installations and antennas on the site that spoil the scenery a bit. Volunteer-led tours of the lighthouse were available for $2... More

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port orford, oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Port Orford may be a small town, but it is exceptional in that there is so much to see here. Cape Blanco State Park is just one of them. The lighthouse and the historic Hughes House are fun to see, and the hiking is just wonderful - views of the ocean, old-growth forest, the Sixes river, and ranches with sheep... More

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Larkspur, Colorado
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122 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This place speaks for itself with a gorgeous lighthouse and beach views that go on for miles. At sunset, a herd of deer scampered by as we took photos of the Cape Blance lighthouse. The reflection of the sun off of the lens was blinding. Walk along the beaches and enjoy the chipmunks and other wildlife. Good use for your... More

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