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Cape Blanco Lighthouse

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Address: Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR
Phone Number: 541-756-0100
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A light in the west.

When you travel to the west coast of North America, this is where you have to stop. Cape Blanco marks the most westerly point on the contiguous United States and the views of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
jameshunt198
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Port Orford, Oregon
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Port Orford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you travel to the west coast of North America, this is where you have to stop. Cape Blanco marks the most westerly point on the contiguous United States and the views of the Pacific are magnificent. On sunny days you may be treated to the sight of whales passing by and on windy days you may need to hang... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Windy as all get out, but was it really beautiful. Took the tour into the lighthouse, all the way to the top and the view was outstanding. Can see all directions, the waves pounding the beaches, and miles out to sea. Just beautiful.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have visited Cape Blanco Lighthouse numerous times and never get tired of visiting. It always amazes how isolated and challenging the life of a lighthouse keeper was. This lighthouse is beautiful to look at. But with fog rolling in and the wind howling around one can really understand the it's need and value. The volunteer docents are always informative and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived just before the last tour would start. It was so foggy, we could hardly see the lighthouse, let alone make out the buildings before it, one of which is a greeting center, but due to the fog we couldn't even read that. The other seems to be restrooms. Anyway, when we put our foot in the door of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the wind was strong and weather cool, this lighthouse tour was well with it. It is located at the furthest western point of Oregon and is the longest lighted active lighthouse on west coast of US. Very friendly staff, maintained by the State Parks.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although there was no tour & we couldn't get on the grounds of the lighthouse (they're closed all day Tuesdays), the scenery wasn't a disappointment!! Have never been more invigorated! The wind, the surf & view were exhilarating! My favorite of 5 days touring Crescent City CA until the Cape Blanco. WINDY! Family with small children be advised! The height... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For me anyway. Historically significant lighthouse, spectacular coastline, no development as far as the eye can see. No fees. Free parking. Low density tourism. Heaven.

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Thank Jackbirdie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly it was too cold and windy to stay and see the Lighthouse. There was a small store with items to buy and a little history about the lighthouse. Would like to visit again.

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Hartsburg, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse itself was kind of meh not at all interesting but the view at the top was amazing, so they kind of cancel each other out. One way road on the way in/out so be aware, but there are turnouts. I would strongly recommend class a rvs not attempt this road.

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Dublin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the San Francisco Bay Area and we started a family tradition of visiting all the Lighthouses in the areas we travel to. We've seen a lot of them. Point Arena is our favorite followed by Big Sur. This one ranks about a 7 though. For us, its about the lens! This Lighthouse allows you to go up... More 

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