Heceta Head Lighthouse, Florence

Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
Projecting the strongest light on the Oregon coast, Heceta Head Lighthouse is part of a state park. Perched on a small peninsula with boulders that act as natural wave breakers, the lighthouse is a beacon for many seafarers. From the building's deck, you can see land that is thick with fir trees, making a striking contrast with the deep blue water. Tours begin on the first floor of the keeper's quarters and end on the deck of the lighthouse. Tours are free, donations are welcome, and parking requires a per-vehicle fee. Consider taking an extra day to tour the area so you can stay a night at the inn inside the keeper's quarters. Take a look at our Florence tour itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Heceta Head Lighthouse and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Definite must-see on any Oregon’s Coast trip! This Victorian-era lighthouse is supposedly the most photographed lighthouse in the US, and I can see why! I took a ridiculous amount of pictures as it...  more »
  • This is one of my favorite lighthouses in the area. There are nice walking trails around it that give you many different photographic views of the scenery and lighthouse.  more »

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