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Most Photographed Lighthouse

Don't be put off by the uphill walk to the lighthouse. It's not that far and unless you're in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Spokane, Washington
So pretty

I am so glad i decided to not stay at the bottom on the beach. The hike to the lightbouse is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.
92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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All reviews light house bed and breakfast parking lot keeper's house oregon coast parking fee half mile walk fresnel lens short hike beautiful view walk up up hill a small gift shop beach area nice hike great history parking area
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't be put off by the uphill walk to the lighthouse. It's not that far and unless you're in horrible physical shape, the hike to it shouldn't be an issue. My friends and I paid the $5 fee for the park entrance and ended up...More

Thank Alverda3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am so glad i decided to not stay at the bottom on the beach. The hike to the lightbouse is stunning. You are completely surrounded by trees the whole time and the air is so refreshing. At the top, you have the option to...More

Thank Vahagn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A central Oregon Coast gem. The most photographed area of the coast. Lighthouse still operates and has been restored a few years ago. Great views.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked on the beach and had the whole place to ourselves although there were plenty of cars in the parking lot most people were going up to the light Keeper's House we walked through the sand and the waves and it was beautiful

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited the Heceta light and beach area on several occasions. It's hard not to visit during with some fog. My favorite spot to photograph the light is at the pullout on hwy 10 a little south of the light.

Thank Captains_Rum_Punch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse is gorgeous from the parking lot as well as up close. The walk is 1/2 mile to get to the lighthouse, which you are not allowed to go inside of. It is still worth the walk for the view. Beautiful home sits below...More

Thank boggsduo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From down below on the beach or up top at the light house it is a beautiful view. There is plenty to take pictures of from any angle. There is an amazing bridge, cute beach, birds, and of course the light house which is a...More

Thank Kieande
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views around the lighthouse are just gorgeous! So enjoyed getting to see this lighthouse. We did not get a chance to go in it. Please note that there is a Bed & Breakfast on the grounds that you can stay at, which we did!...More

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is very inviting, because not as busy, and actually much more beautiful. The walk from end to end is very relaxing, and on the north end of the beach there are several caves to see. The lighthouse is very picturesque , even from...More

Thank KareStev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the many lighthouses we saw as we toured the west coast. They say that you can see whales during certain times of the year, but unfortunately we didn't see any. But the views of the ocean were breath-taking. Lots of hiking...More

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Tansy S
August 27, 2018|
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Response from MarianReader | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Heceta Head is not a working lighthouse.
May 18, 2018|
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Response from NikkiN777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe the trail is always open. It is a fair hike up there. The trail isn't really steep, but it does ascend about 1/2 mile in a fairly short distance. The view is well worth it, though, if you can handle the... More
Andrea H
January 8, 2018|
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Response from Terry H | Reviewed this property |
I would expect not but the views and sounds of the ocean should be enough to keep you engaged.