Travel Lane County
541.484.5307 · 800.547.5445 ·
Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s

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Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

  • Address:
    92072 Hwy 101 S
    Yachats OR 97498
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This park features a beautiful sandy beach nestled at the confluence of fresh water Cape Creek with a historic bridge, the never-to-be-forgotten Heceta Head Lighthouse and several impressive rocks just offshore in the ocean waters. A seven mile network of hiking paths join the short hike to the lighthouse. Sea lions and whales can be seen from the beach and cliff-top lighthouse. The lighthouse keeper’s house functions as a museum and bed and breakfast. Easy beach access from the parking lot. Gift shop. This is a must-visit beach. State Day Use Fee area. (Formerly Devils Elbow State Park.)

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  • Hours of Operation: October - May: Interpretive Center shown by appointment. Gift shop open Weekends 11AM - 5PM, weather dependent. Memorial Weekend - Labor Day: Interpretive Center open 11AM - 3PM, except Wednesdays. Gift Shop open daily 11AM - 5PM.
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