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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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Your imagination comes alive

The locale, the views, the lighthouse itself are everything you're imagined about the Oregon Coast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Partypoodle
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Seal Beach, California
Great to Photograph

A beautiful setting. Lots of scenic backgrounds for photographs. I love lighthouses and this is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diane P
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Coos Bay, 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The locale, the views, the lighthouse itself are everything you're imagined about the Oregon Coast. We arrived in the later afternoon and strolled up the the point where the lighthouse overlooks the crashing waves. The cormorants were perched in the pines above us as the...More

Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful setting. Lots of scenic backgrounds for photographs. I love lighthouses and this is lovely.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 4 days ago

You get it all here, beach, woods, trails, view, history and a short walk. Up the hill from the parking area is the old caretaker house. It is now a B &B. Open for tours only after guests leave.Further up the hill is the lighthouse....More

Thank Tippegirl2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tour provided by volunteers which added to our experience. He was knowledgeable about not only this lighthouse but the entire coastline of lighthouses.

Thank W6491UIkarenb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably the most beautiful lighthouse on the coast. The lower beach area is real pretty. Take a short hike (1/2 mile) up to the lighthouse and definitely take the 10 minute tour. Very interesting and informative.

Thank Doris W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed at the Washburne state park campgrounds and did a hike to this lovely lighthouse. The hike was about 2 mi each way from the trailhead off the highway, and we walked along beautiful coastal trees. Good short hike, about medium in steepness.

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Could not get up close to the lighthouse but it looks lovely from afar. There are several viewpoints to pull over and see the lighthouse.

Thank mom2my4boyz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an excellent guided tour by a volunteer from Ohio. He gives up his time just to be here on the Oregon coast. The walk up the hill is not challenging and well worth it! Now computerized with 2 million candle light power the...More

Thank TL14
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to see the lighthouse at daybreak, and there was a fog bank rolling in. Very cool! We had visited before, and got to take the tour. Learning about lighthouses was way more interesting than we expected.

Thank SheenahW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! We parked and took an easy, though uphill, gravel 1/2 mile path to the 56' lighthouse that sits atop a 206' bluff. The path provided magnificent views of beach, rocks and surf at almost every turn. The lighthouse is still in use and Oregon's...More

Thank westie2
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JimandMarty
September 15, 2017|
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Response from suzy76 | Reviewed this property |
There's a paid parking lot at the base of the hill where the beach is. It's off the US 101, just follow the signs. On google maps it's the Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint. Then take a short hike up the hill to... More
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V5630MNnickb
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
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DawnSullivan22
June 18, 2017|
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Response from y2ksuzyq | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go in from 11 to 3, 7 days a week. However it has been under some maintenance and may only be able to enter the ground level. I'm not sure though. You will need to contact them at... More
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