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Darlingtonia State Natural Site

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Address: US 101, Florence, OR
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carnivorous plants growing wild

carnivorous plants growing wild , small area with good trails , just off the 101, well keep , wheelchair excisable, good for kids

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Jasper, Oregon
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Jasper, Oregon
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

carnivorous plants growing wild , small area with good trails , just off the 101, well keep , wheelchair excisable, good for kids

Thank mickey442017
Florence, Oregon
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Easy hike interesting plants, kids will like the path and the fact that the plants eat bugs. A must see if you're into horticultural.

Thank WhalesWatch
Florence, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a lovely forested mini-park and nature area just off highway 101. A short level walk leads to a viewing area to see the carnivorous plants. Amenities are few. There are a few older picnic tables nestled under the trees near the parking area and a pit toilet. However, it is a beautiful spot well worth a visit.

Thank Lucinda H
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This does not looklike anything untill you walk inand then you see the beauty. If you dont look for this little park you might miss it right off highway 101. It would be a great place to have a lunch break from work or on your long drive up or down the coast.

Thank Kathy C
Bandon, Oregon
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We have been here a few times and never get tired of all the pitcher plants in this very unique site. You walk on a path and when you get to the small bridge, you will see a "forest" of pitcher plants in every direction. A truly unique place. Must see.

Thank nlbailey
McMinnville, OR
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Quick way to explore some interesting aspects of nature at the coast. Nice easy boardwalk to see the flora and fauna!

2 Thank BakerStreetInn
Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A well-kept boardwalk takes you on a short visit in the woods to beds of Darlingtonia Japonica carnivorous plants. Very relaxing and educational stop (with restrooms) to break your coast journey.

Thank Travelarry
Florence, Oregon
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is such a great opportunity to view a plant not commonly seen. If you catch it right in the spring you can see the blooms too. Year round interest - even in winter or the heat of the summer watching how they survive is really cool. I love this place, we stop almost every time we drive by. It's... More 

Thank krauland
Santa Fe, NM
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215 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a short detour off of Highway 101, perhaps 1/4 mile at most; then it's a short walking loop of perhaps two hundred yards. The pitcher plants, or cobra lilies, are something out of twilight zone. Helpful information for understanding the plants is posted.

Thank Overlooker
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

These plants supplement their diet by eating bugs. It is wonderful that this place has been set aside and protected for the plants. It is so close to 101 and has a very easy to walk and short distance to pathway to view the plants. Makes for a nice leisurely stroll to see something that is one of a kind.... More 

Thank bert360

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