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Heceta Head Lighthouse

92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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Wonderful

I will do this trip again. We have never taken the same trip twice but we will do an Oregon trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bill C
Beautiful Stop Along the Coast

On our 4-day journey northward along the Oregon Coast, we made sure to stop at the Heceta Head... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MysteryBell
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I will do this trip again. We have never taken the same trip twice but we will do an Oregon trip again.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our 4-day journey northward along the Oregon Coast, we made sure to stop at the Heceta Head Lighthouse. We're so glad we did. The lighthouse is picturesque, but the real star is view of the coastline. There are amazing views from wherever you stand....More

Thank MysteryBell
Reviewed 6 days ago

The walk to the lighthouse isn't bad. You can get awesome photo's from a viewpoint down the highway. I took the tour of the lighthouse and found it very informative, however i was disappointed you can no longer climb to the top. We were told,...More

Thank LuannOfBoyertown
Reviewed 6 days ago

This has always been one of my favorite stops on the Oregon Coast, ever since I first saw it back in the late 1960's. Now part of the Park Service, it is well maintained, and has an interesting history that is related in a free...More

Thank 4mr1811
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must to visit while in the area. Go in the early morning before it gets busy. The path is pretty easy. Expect to spend 1/2 hr or more and be amazed at the photos you'll come back with.

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick 1/2 mile RT hike to get to the lighthouse. Lovely views and worth a stop here. Large parking lot with beach access right in front!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not make the hike or pay to park to tour the lighthouse. We did spend about an hour at the beach area and enjoyed every moment of it. There is a river that flows in to the ocean and it adds two very...More

Thank KristinalynRN
Reviewed 1 week ago

the speaker was well versed in the area and about the lighthouse and other surrounding lighthouses. The views were excellent from up there, we even saw a whale spouting out in the ocean!

Thank leannecraigmiles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anytime you do the light houses on the 101 you can't go wrong. The views are so perfect. The caretakers the tour guides everyone makes you feel so welcome. Makes a relaxing time on the the road.

Thank conniew7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old lighthouse with an amazing view. We didn't go inside, wasn't into climbing steps! Take lots of pictures!

Thank Orion G
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V5630MNnickb
12 July 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
18 June 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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Kristin P
14 May 2017|
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Response from Todd J | Reviewed this property |
You have to park and walk up to the lighthouse. Not ideal for taking a baby in bad weather.
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