Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, Florence

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Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, also known simply as Honeyman State Park, is in Lane County of the U.S. state of Oregon. It lies 3mi south of Florence along Highway 101, the coastal highway. The 27212acre Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area adjoins the park to the west. Many amenities are available, including over 200 campsites, all-terrain vehicle access, swimming, fishing and sandboarding.
Originally named Camp Woahink, the park was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and was later renamed in honor Jessie M. Honeyman (1852–1948) of Portland. As president of the Oregon Roadside Council, Honeyman worked with Samuel Boardman, Oregon's first Superintendent of State Parks in the 1920s and 1930s, to preserve Oregon coastal lands.
Several of the structures built by the CCC, including the camp store, three picnic shelters, and the administrative building, comprise the Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park Historic District. The campground was added in the 1950s. The Lake Woahink Seaplane Base is on Woahink Lake, southeast of the park, and Camp Cleawox, a Girl Scout camp, is across Cleawox Lake and northwest of the park.
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Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park Reviews
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  • Hiking, kayaking, boating, camping (tent, trailer, RV, yurt), fishing, sand dunes, OHVing...this park has it all in a beautiful setting. With two lakes, family friendly and pet friendly trails, kayak....  more »
  • We stayed 3 nights in F276. Private spot. Plenty of room for pickup and 30’ 5th wheel. Campfire ring at the back, dunes behind it and brush provided a nice secluded place. No sewer hookup but dump...  more »
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  • It’s a beautiful park. There are 2 lakes to kayak on; one wasn’t too busy if you brought your own kayak. There are plenty of places to play in the Dunes nearby, there are great hikes and sea life in the area to see as well. The bathrooms were plentiful. There are inexpensive grocery stores in the area as well to stock up on gas and supplies.
  • Great facilities, friendly staff/volunteers and fellow campers were very neighborly. Sand dunes and freshwater lakes were beautiful. Kayak rental at the Day Use Area was easy and very fairly priced! Free warm shower stalls were awesome! Will be camping here again for sure.

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