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Cape Blanco Lighthouse

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Address: Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR
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Great place to experience nature

Cape Blanco is the most Western Point in Oregon (Cape Arago is 2nd). It has a active lighthouse. Also on stormy day this place records very high winds. A great place for all to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cape Blanco is the most Western Point in Oregon (Cape Arago is 2nd). It has a active lighthouse. Also on stormy day this place records very high winds. A great place for all to visit. Note: the lighthouse ground are closed from November to April. It also closes when winds are above 40mph. So go in the morning.

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Bandon, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Spent the day hiking along the coastline below the lighthouse. This lighthouse has some of the most beautiful views on the entire Oregon coast. Be sure to dress warm, it is always quite windy here seeings it the farthest west point in the entire U.S. Be sure to take the tour to the top of the lighthouse for awesome views.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were amazed at the setting and views around the lighthouse. The most beautiful shoreline in America.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We tried to visit as many lighthouses as possible during our Oregon coastal road trip. Cape Blanco was beautiful. When we arrived it was extremely cold and windy, but we are not ones to shy away from an adventure. The coastline was gorgeous and we got some amazing pics. When we arrived it was overcast and cloudy (see pics), but... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Always liked this lighthouse when visiting Oregon. Got there late and they close the gate. When they do they do not want you walking up the road to the lighthouse which is a disappointment because the view is beautiful.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We got there late, so it was closed, but we could read about the lighthouse and the life of a lighthouse keeper. It was a nice hike from our camp ground and we saw a heard of deer on the way.

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Thank Eric W
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

As part of our visit to the state park, we drove all the way down to this lighthouse. It was otherworldly. You could tell you were someplace special. The views north and south down the coastline were completely unrivaled. The park rangers so kind and chatty- in a good way. The place was immaculately kept and we enjoyed the slightly... More 

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Witham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The day we went was somewhat wet and windy but this only added to the experience. Despite the weather we could see some way out to sea and what a rugged looking coast. The sign said that the Lighthouse was shut on the day we visited, so we didn't get to climb up to the lens. Area is well worth... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Well know place for wind stuck on an outcrop and high up. Therefore great views in all directions. Tours available, but passed as we had seen several lighthouses by them. The visitor centre is interesting but brief. Only basic restrooms.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great views and an outstanding location for short hikes. Be sure and stop at the Hughes House on your way to the lighthouse. Really enjoyed the very knowledgeable guided tour.

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