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Cape Blanco State Park

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Address: Port Orford, OR
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+1 541-332-6774
08:00 - 17:00
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Great State Park and Beach Access

Whether you're staying at the campground or not, you can drive through the campground down a steep partially paved one-lane road to the beach. NOT for RV's! Parking just before... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2016
Ashland, Oregon

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Whether you're staying at the campground or not, you can drive through the campground down a steep partially paved one-lane road to the beach. NOT for RV's! Parking just before the road ends. Although, if you're adventurous and have a high-clearance 4 x 4 vehicle you can drive on the beach at low tide. Walk NW toward the lighthouse for... More 

Thank AlaskansinOR
California Desert, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Well maintained. First come first service campground. Water and electric at your site. Bicycle sites. Hiking trails to the ocean bluff and light house.

2 Thank Christopher W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I come here several times a year to walk on various trails and to enjoy the views. When friends come from out of town, Cape Blanco is always on our activities list. Beware it is quite windy here most days of the year, so bring a sweatshirt. This is the westernmost point of the continental US!

Thank Jackbirdie
Dublin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The tide pools just before the lighthouse are some of the best we've seen on the west Coast so far. If you like starfish, they have many different sizes and colors. It is very cold and windy though. At least for us today! Be prepared.

Thank Charlene Y
Bozeman, MT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Oregon has a very good state campground system. This one is first come first served, and we found plenty of spots to choose from in the middle of July. It's well off 101 and has a quiet feel. The ocean roars beneath many of the sites. It's a quick hike to Cape Blanco lighthouse, and safe to hike there at... More 

1 Thank ChuckBZN
Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 days. Each day we walked the trails, visited the nearby beach, lighthouse, and scenic viewpoints, all within 3 miles!! The trail system runs along the backside of the campsites and along the ocean with great views of whale rock and Cape Blanco lighthouse. Showers are push button and free to campers (2$ for non campers)... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

It takes a little bit of a drive to get out to Cape Blanco, but it is worth it! So gorgeous, in all directions. This historical lighthouse, with its Fresnel lens, can be climbed, with close-up views of the inner workings of the light itself. The tour guides are knowledgeable and kind. Save time to visit the Visitors Center and... More 

1 Thank Kimberley42
Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This state campground has a little more privacy than the usual Oregon State Park, but not much more. It's a place for families having fun at the beach, but not for folks wanting a more introspective experience.

Thank SophieBlue123
Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Perfectly pretty location for a picnic. Dress warmly in layers, as it does get chilly. While your here, explore the lighthouse. It is worth the tour.

Thank AKcabingirlA
Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Nice, small park. Not far from the Cape Blanco lighthouse. Several miles from highway 101 but worth the drive out.

Thank Diane G

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