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Heceta Head Lighthouse

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92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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Just beautiful. Once you finally reach the top, you will see the most breathtaking views ever.the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tranquility A
via mobile
Very cool old lighthouse

We took the half mile walk to the caretakers house and then on to the lighthouse. It's an easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roseburg, Oregon
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just beautiful. Once you finally reach the top, you will see the most breathtaking views ever.the ocean, mountain's wow. The lighthouse is just lovely inside and out. Well taken care off.

Thank Tranquility A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the half mile walk to the caretakers house and then on to the lighthouse. It's an easy walk and is worth your while. Although you can't go up the lighthouse, you can get a tour into the bottom of it and learn the...More

Thank Chris1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heading north from Florence, you pass through a tunnel, unto a historic bridge. down to the left is a small beautiful secluded inlet. Up forward to the left is a fantastic view of the light house. The lower Parking. provides access to a creek ,...More

Thank rh2340
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice, short hike, beautiful lighthouse, wonderful volunteer working there at the time of our visit. Recommend the stop.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The walk to the light house is gorgeous. Stop and take a look at the cutouts from the trail. Cliffs and waterfalls into a cove. then you come onto the lighthouse at the level of the light! If you ever wanted to see a Fresnel...More

1  Thank KathyP2410
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by the lighthouse while we were in this area to take some pictures. This is a nice place to stop for a visit.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed January 2, 2018

When we left Yachats and headed south, we came upon the famed Heceta Head Lighthouse. You will want to stop and check it out and take some photos. The coast around here is gorgeous.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed January 1, 2018

This is a great place to visit, especially the history behind the building and grounds. There is walking to do, uphill to start. And the beach is below, so bring your bathing suits.

Thank LaurieS3
Reviewed December 26, 2017

One of the prettiest in Oregon. This majestic lighthouse was built in 1894. Love the view from the point. We stopped further up the road and snapped some pictures of the place from one of the view points. It is such a beautiful view, even...More

Thank HayLady201
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We haven't been to Florence in decades, and I don't think we had ever stopped at Heceta Head. It was a magical experience -- with views of the bridge, stream, beach, shoreline -- but not a very good view of the lighthouse from the wayside....More

1  Thank Nocilantro52
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Andrea H
January 8, 2018|
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Response from Terry H | Reviewed this property |
I would expect not but the views and sounds of the ocean should be enough to keep you engaged.
September 15, 2017|
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Response from 4mr1811 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot. The exit from Hwy. 101 is well marked. Park in the lot (restrooms and picnic area available) and walk the path up to the lighthouse. Both the lighthouse keeper's house and the actual lighthouse are... More
July 11, 2017|
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Response from billbreneman | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you can get there via a path which originates from the parking lot at the base of the hill. Heceta Head Lighthouse is at the top (about 1/3 of a mile up the hill with a light-to-moderate incline), with a beautiful 140... More