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Port Orford Heads State Park

Coast Guard Road, Port Orford, OR 97465
+1 800-551-6949
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Coast Guard Road, Port Orford, OR 97465
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden away off the beaten path, this peninsula juts out high above the water with views north to Cape Blanco and south forever. Also, there is a historic museum there and an old rescue boat that is fascinating to see and read about. It's absolutely...More

Thank DaveG_pdx
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It I only had enough time for Cape Blanco lighthouse or this, yep, the lighthouse. But if you walk out on the trail from next to the Coast Guard Lifeboat, and then head on the one that turns north, we found that view of seals,...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Be sure to visit the historical Coast Guard Station and take a hike o n on elf the several paths that wind through the forests and overlook Nellie's Cove and the magnificent Pacific Ocean.

Thank 5dots
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a fun place to visit. There are great walking paths along the edge of the water, up on the cliff. There's lots of history about the coast guard from years before.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I would go here when the weather is good. It Is a lot of hiking but the views are amazing. You can see Cape Blanco in the distance

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Not many people seem to visit this park, but it's well worth a stop (no fee). There are several lovely hiking trails through the woods and out onto the headlands, for spectacular ocean views. Along one trail you can see the site of the old...More

1  Thank AlaskansinOR
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Don't pass up the opportunity to stop here and take in the views. There are many along the way, but don't miss this one.

Thank Therese P
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you have an extra hour in the Port Orford area, check out this park. Interesting stories regarding the coast guard heroes who worked these treacherous waters and some short hikes with great views.

Thank travlin_cpl
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was towards the end of our time in beautiful Oregon before crossing the border into California. We stopped to gaze at the ocean scene. Huge dark mysterious looking rocks emerge from the blue green ocean and the cliffs sweep down to sandy coves. Looking...More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple hours exploring the museum. There are great exhibits on the life boats and the men who worked here. Take the time to hike to the outlook for great views. The trail was paved but a little steep so maybe not suitable...More

Thank Marian H
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