Heceta Head, OR – Starting Friday, June 26, Heceta Head Lighthouse tours will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. However, only partial tours will be conducted on the lawn area adjacent to the lighthouse and in the first level of the lighthouse – but not into the tower itself. An updated schedule of tower tours will be announced when those parts of the tours resume.
Heceta Head State Scenic Viewpoint is 14 miles north of Florence on US 101, and features the lighthouse, short trails, picnicking, a small beach, and a historic lighthouse keepers home managed by the US Forest Service, but operated by a concession as a bed and breakfast . The park serves an estimated 625,000 visitors a year.