Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint, Florence

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Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
The land was donated by J. C. Ponsler in memory of his wife Muriel. She was born as Muriel Olevia Grant on September 21, 1897 in Dallas, Oregon. She married J. C., a Florence, Oregon auto dealer in July 1920. She died March 29, 1939 in Florence.
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  • I love this beach, it is easy to get to and it goes for miles in both directions. I also love that this beach does not get as crowded as some of the others we have been to in Florence.  more »
  • There really is not a bad place anywhere to stop along the 101 while enjoying the Oregon Coast. The Ponsler Scenic Viewpoint is a pull over stop with a small parking lot. Many do just pull over for a ...  more »
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  • Great spot to play on the beach, fly a kite or beach comb. Pretty easy access to the beach with a very short(20ft?) but steep trail. It can sometimes be slippery but someone recently put gravel down which helps a lot. There is no bathroom so plan ahead if you intend the stay awhile. The best part is that the parking here is free!
  • Majestic ocean views. One of the nicest spots on the Oregon Coast.

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