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Heceta Head Lightstation Marks 125 Years of Lighting the Way on the Oregon Coast
Published: 03/16/2019  Updated: 06/10/2019
Photo by Gary Hayes

Heceta Head Lighthouse celebrates 125 years with a birthday party on March 30.

It's a birthday bash beyond compare. The most photographed lighthouse on Oregon's Coast, Heceta Head Lightstation, will celebrate 125 years with a party on March 30, 2019 from 4-7pm.

When Oregon finished construction of US Highway 101, electricity and motorists followed, making the Oregon Coast a sightseeing destination. The towering Heceta Head lighthouse perched high above a scenic viewpoint, commands a picturesque panorama of Oregon's coastline that is postcard perfect. With million-dollar views, special presentations, live-music, refreshments and entertainment this is a party the entire family can enjoy. Bring your camera and get your lighthouse passport stamped. State Park docents will be on hand to conduct tours of the lighthouse and keeper's home. Presentations by US Forest Service interpretive guides share information about Heceta Head Scenic Viewpoint and surrounding areas. Admission to the Keeper's House is free, donations are gladly accepted. Parking is available at Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint for $5 per vehicle and shuttle service is available to the festivities. Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint is located off US Highway 101, halfway between Florence and Yachats, Oregon.

Find out more, explore activities and things to do at: Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint

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