Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint


Location:Off US 101, 13 miles north of Florence.
Facilities:Picnic area, beach access, restrooms, hiking trail, lighthouse, caves.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, surfing, wildlife viewing, tidepool exploration, whale watching, interpretive tours.
Special Features:Park is located in a cove at the mouth of Cape Creek. The 56-foot lighthouse is one of the most photographed on the coast. The light was illuminated in 1894, and the automated beacon, which can be seen 21 miles from land, is the strongest light on the Oregon coast. Heceta House (built in 1893) is the asistant lighthouse keeper's house and offers bed and breakfast rentals and facilities for group events.
Address:c/o Washburne Management Unit
93111 Hwy 101 N
Florence, OR 97439

Phone:800-551-6949
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_124.php
Size: 549 acres.

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3 miles roundtrip from the Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, 12 miles north of Florence off Summer Street.
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint (Florence) - Heceta Head State Park (which includes Devil's Elbow State Park) is located in a cove at the mouth of Cape Creek.
Best place for a beach bonfire (as long as you abide by state park rules): Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint.