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Heceta Head Lighthouse

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

Took picture from an overlook but as I was in a mobility scooter didn't go down there Good shot... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
travelchick55
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winston salem, nc
Worth the 1/2 mile walk up

This is a great piece of history and the 1/2 mile walk up is well worth it. Don't go till 11am if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Juliette G
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Vancouver, Canada
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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

Took picture from an overlook but as I was in a mobility scooter didn't go down there Good shot from Sea Lion Cave

Thank travelchick55
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great piece of history and the 1/2 mile walk up is well worth it. Don't go till 11am if you want to go in the lighthouse or the gift shop. We were there at 10am but you can't go to the top...More

Thank Juliette G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heceta is absolutely stunning! Great history on the light house and beautiful walk along the beach. Be sure to walk to the end and see the rocks stacked upped in the cove. Take time to make your own stack. It's fun and relaxing..

Thank Mindy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked this stop along the coast. We took the short inside tour and walked around the grounds. The lighthouse is nice, smaller than the Yequina Lighthouse which we liked better. But this stop was pretty!

Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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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
19 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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