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Heceta Head Lighthouse

92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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Best Lighthouse

This is one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon coast. There is a viewpoint on Pacific Coast... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Covington, Louisiana
Fabulous views, wonderful tour

We had the good fortune of being at Heceta Head on a clear Oregon day and were rewarded for our... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Naples, Florida
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Beautiful and remote lighthouse.
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92072 Highway 101, Florence, OR 97439-8234
+1 541-347-3416
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon coast. There is a viewpoint on Pacific Coast Hwy, but it's a little safer to park & go to the area outside the Sea Lion Caves gift shop to get a stunning view of...More

Thank JeffnTerry
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had the good fortune of being at Heceta Head on a clear Oregon day and were rewarded for our walk to the top of the hill with a fabulous view of the Oregon coast. We took the tour which really only takes you into...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was a beautiful location! Loved the lighthouse, the lighthouse keeper's house (which was closed for the season) and the coast! Gorgeous place for photos!

Thank Wanda I
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stopped here on our drive up the coast and loved the views from around the lighthouse. We parked at the beach right below it and took the short walk up to the lighthouse that has boards with all the history along the way. The...More

Thank Mary Kate D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Of all of the lighthouses on the Oregon Coast, Heceta Head is by far the most interesting. After exploring on the beach where the river meets the sea, we hiked up to the light keeper's house and further up to the light itself. Once there,...More

Thank Fishscales44
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Heceta Head lighthouse while we were visiting the Oregon coast. We trekked up to the lighthouse and were treated to a historical account of the place. Was very enjoyable and informative. Would definitely recommend a visit to it while...More

Thank fusi0n
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Friendly Volunteers telling you everything about that lighthouse. you can't get on the stairwell up to the light.

Thank Birgit J
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Heceta Head Lighthouse includes the assistant lighthouse keeper's home turned into a B&B, a very nice gift shop, and the lighthouse itself. From the parking lot, the walk is a nice break and the views are spectacular. Volunteers lead tours of the lighthouse. No admission,...More

Thank travelgirl1249
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Heceta Head Lighthouse is a great place to stop along HWY 101. It has some great views and an interesting history. It is a good walk up to the lighthouse. It is a great place to get out to stretch your legs and get...More

Thank Garla A
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Beach and lighthouse. great stop. Beach is big and beautiful. Walk to lighthouse is short. Lighthouse and keeper's house very picturesque.

Thank mmem7
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can we go into the lighthouse or keeper's house? is there a tour?
18 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
Kristin P
The forecast is calling for thunderstorms. Is the lighthouse open to visitors if there is thunder and lightening, and would it be miserable to go there with a baby in bad weather?
13 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.
Amy S
Are dogs allowed?
8 July 2016|
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Response from Mimi E | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on leashes (6 foot or less)