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Heceta Head Lighthouse

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

Nice, short hike, beautiful lighthouse, wonderful volunteer working there at the time of our visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa K
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Favorite light house ever

The walk to the light house is gorgeous. Stop and take a look at the cutouts from the trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KathyP2410
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice, short hike, beautiful lighthouse, wonderful volunteer working there at the time of our visit. Recommend the stop.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk to the light house is gorgeous. Stop and take a look at the cutouts from the trail. Cliffs and waterfalls into a cove. then you come onto the lighthouse at the level of the light! If you ever wanted to see a Fresnel...More

Thank KathyP2410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the lighthouse while we were in this area to take some pictures. This is a nice place to stop for a visit.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we left Yachats and headed south, we came upon the famed Heceta Head Lighthouse. You will want to stop and check it out and take some photos. The coast around here is gorgeous.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit, especially the history behind the building and grounds. There is walking to do, uphill to start. And the beach is below, so bring your bathing suits.

Thank LaurieS3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the prettiest in Oregon. This majestic lighthouse was built in 1894. Love the view from the point. We stopped further up the road and snapped some pictures of the place from one of the view points. It is such a beautiful view, even...More

Thank HayLady201
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We haven't been to Florence in decades, and I don't think we had ever stopped at Heceta Head. It was a magical experience -- with views of the bridge, stream, beach, shoreline -- but not a very good view of the lighthouse from the wayside....More

Thank Nocilantro52
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Many think this is the prettiest of the Oregon lighthouses, but it isn't the most accessible as it involves an uphill walk that might be difficult for some. If unable to manage the walk, it can still be seen from viewpoints along Highway 101. It...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Most beautiful stop on a 2wk trip. Incredible place to learn the history & experience those views! Great parking area & easy hike up to the inn keepers quarters & on up to the lighthouse.

Thank Goldwing89
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Wow! We could not have had a better time. We threw ourselves into this experience and it got better and better the entire stay. We followed the directions in the email and were greeted by Lorraine upon our arrival. She was a wonderful hostess and...More

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Andrea H
8 January 2018|
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Response from Molchanbo | Reviewed this property |
Cant help. Didnt play with phone or computer to check.
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JimandMarty
15 September 2017|
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Response from 4mr1811 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot. The exit from Hwy. 101 is well marked. Park in the lot (restrooms and picnic area available) and walk the path up to the lighthouse. Both the lighthouse keeper's house and the actual lighthouse are... More
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V5630MNnickb
11 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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