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Heceta Head Lighthouse

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Address: 92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.

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Lovely spot

Short, easy hike - scenic and historical setting - sea lion sighting - lovely surf - picturesque - informative

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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Coventry, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short, easy hike - scenic and historical setting - sea lion sighting - lovely surf - picturesque - informative

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Orem, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are viewing up close or from a distance, this is the most photogenic lighthouse on the Oregon coast in my opinion. From the viewpoint up the road it takes your breath away. You can see it from the Sea Lion Caves. And when you come up the trail and come around the corner and see it... wow! Love... More 

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We are touring America one Small Town at a time. Please follow us on Jo Murray Facebook and Trip advisor. Oregon highway is beautiful and and has plenty of pull outs along the way.

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Jasper, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great views with easy trails to the light house , large sandy beach with sea caves , clamming , fishing, great for sunsets tons of parking but state parks permit is needed to park there but day passes available, tons of great photos

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University Place, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the hike up the trail great views up by the light house park rangers give you lots of information about the light house.

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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we arrived just as the Lighthouse was closing for the day, we met three staff members who advised that we hike up a short path to view the lighthouse lens (as shown in the photo above). They were very friendly and enthusiastic about the lighthouse and its history. When you go, do not miss this short hike - it... More 

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Florence, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to the lighthouse repeatedly - the park below it is very nice and wind protected and the lighthouse itself is very interesting

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. The beaches are clean, uncrowded & have an abundance of sea life. Absolutely love Heceta!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely stop to take some pictures of this scenic lighthouse while you're in the area. The scenery is breathtaking!

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Sebastopol, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite Oregon Coast Lighthouse. It is on a hill, far above the Pacific Ocean. Therefore, the actual Lighthouse tower is not very tall. However, it contains a First Order Fresnel lens - which is enormous and can be seen from 20 miles out at sea. The location is spectacular and the Lighthouse keeper's house can be rented... More 

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