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A beautiful tribute to Veterans in a scenic setting

The memorial is on the shore of an inlet at the southern end of the Oregon Dunes National... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Cheryl L
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Vancouver, Washington
Nice memorial in a good location

Good place for a convenient stop along 101. Nice setting. I wouldn't drive out of the way to... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
FritzGoat
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Dickerson, Maryland
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

The memorial is on the shore of an inlet at the southern end of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. It's easy to miss when you're driving along U.S. 101, although it's a wayside along that highway. It's a beautiful setting, with the water and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Good place for a convenient stop along 101. Nice setting. I wouldn't drive out of the way to visit this alone, but if you're coming into the area it's a nice place to stop and pay your respects.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank FritzGoat
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Love reading the Veterans Memorial quotes and then sit and enjoy the sunset. Great place for a quick stop. :)

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Even if you just pull in for a snack or to make a phone call (as I was this time), this lovely memorial is a pleasant place to stop. I appreciate the sentiments and the view and try to always leave a few dollars in...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank half-Brit
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Local group did a great job putting together. It really services as a reminder and honors or Vet's. A few words of caution, when an event is held here be careful accessing the leaving the parking area, Hwy 101 traffic will not see ya when...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The memorial pull out is located right by the roadside on highway 101 by the river inlet and is a wonderful tribute to the Vets. Reading the inscriptions on the granite blocks and tributes on the paving blocks was quite moving. In the background you...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank gomms13
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a nice spot to pull off the highway and honor Veterans. It is right by the bay and on a nice day, beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank shaneinoregon
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We drove past and had to turn around to go back. The memorial with the bridge behind was stunning. A great tribute to those that served. Almost a shame where it is as few seem to stop and pause and think of those who gave

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank bryan61
Reviewed 31 May 2015

My father is a WWII Veteran, and I a peacetime Vet. I don't think there could be a finer Memorial to honor both those who gave the "ultimate sacrifice", as well as for all military veterans. There are 5 inscribed Granite pedestals with wonderful quotes...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Well designed and respectfully created to bring anyone who visits a little closer to the memory of those who have served our country so bravely. This monument is well worth stopping by to enjoy a quiet moment of silence. As a veteran myself, God saw...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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