Heceta Head Light near Florence OR.
Heceta Head Light is a lighthouse located on the Oregon Coast 13 miles
north of Florence, Oregon and 13 miles south of Yachats,
Oregon, United States. It is located at Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic
Viewpoint (a state park) midway up a 205-foot-tall headland. Built
in 1894, the 56-foot tall lighthouse shines a beam visible for 21
nautical miles, making it the strongest light on the Oregon
The light is maintained by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department,
while the assistant lighthouse keepers' house, operated as a bed and
breakfast, is maintained by the U.S. Forest Service. The lighthouse is 2
miles away from Sea Lion Caves.
Photo 330, Sept 2006