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Darlingtonia State Natural Site

Us 101, Florence, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Wife Made Me Come Here ... I'm Glad She Did!

What a cool little place! The park was created to protect this one species of plant. Think Venus... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenneth W
McMinnville, Oregon
East to miss - but don't!

This is a very small site featuring a huge grove of insectivorous pitcher plants. This is a mile... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erik L
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“pitcher plants” (29 reviews)
“quick stop” (17 reviews)
Us 101, Florence, OR
+1 800-551-6949
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool little place! The park was created to protect this one species of plant. Think Venus Fly Trap only bigger! Pretty amazing when you think about it. Nice boardwalk thru the park.

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small site featuring a huge grove of insectivorous pitcher plants. This is a mile or two north of town where the speed limit increases on Hwy 101, so it is all too easy to zoom past. Look for the small brown...More

Thank Erik L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into botany it is worth checking out this site along the Oregon coast. It is a short walk to see the Pitcher Plants and very well kept. There are a few picnic benches near by if you wanted to stick around.

Thank Jennmo65
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is easily overlooked, it doesn't get much attention. Just off of 101 it is easy to get to. If you are in the area, you really ought to take a few minutes to see this most unusual pant. Just a short walk, and read...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The shape of these particular plants is interesting as they look like a cobra. The only place where they grow. It is not large but a ideal leg stretching stopover. You could take a picnic luch as there are a couple of tables there.

Thank Doris M
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had never seen pitcher plants growing in their natural environment and we were surprised at the massive numbers of plants we saw at this site. We remembered to use insect repellent when leaving the car, so we were not bothered by any biting insects....More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was an easy path to see these strange plants. Very interesting. You only need 15 minutes to enjoy this stop.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a small preserve set aside for a member of the pitcher plant, Darlingtonia California, better known as cobra lily. There is a relatively large parking lot, restroom facilities and a small picnic area. We followed a short boardwalk trail that led to a...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 9 September 2017

One turn off the highway and into the parking lot. It's that easy and you will not regret a short visit. This small bog area with pitcher plants in abundance is viewable from the walkways built slightly above the bog area. Ample parking and picnic...More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped by here to sea the plant life. There are designated paths to walk on. It is just north of Florence on 101

Thank wvillamil
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