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Umpqua River Lighthouse

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Address: 1020 Lighthouse Rd, Winchester Bay, OR 97467-8734
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+1 541-271-4631

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Amazing tour

Visited late one afternoon and found John, the host, giving his last tour of the day. The tour was excellent and I have nothing but rave reviews for John. The lighthouse is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited late one afternoon and found John, the host, giving his last tour of the day. The tour was excellent and I have nothing but rave reviews for John. The lighthouse is beautiful and filled with historical treasures. Highly recommend...

Thank imaginelove
Roseburg, Oregon
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the history of all the lighthouses in OR. This was a rough life for the keepers of the lighthouse in the early days. The tour was fun and informative. The gift shop had some good prices on a variety of items. I normally don't buy anything but I made an exception because of the low prices. Everyone was... More 

Thank gingersnaps527
New Haven
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326 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Umpqua River Lighthouse is on Coast Guard property, but it is very accessible. There are guided tours offered during the summer. The lighthouse is easily accessible from highway 101.

Thank Chuck52310
Vancouver, WA, USA
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A short excursion off of Hwy 101. You don't have to get out of the car to see everything. A nice plaque gives you the history of the lighthouse.

Thank golfnut71952
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were on a road trip down the Oregon Coast and saw the turnoff for this lighthouse. Glad we stopped, but were a little underwhelmed. The lighthouse itself wasn't that impressive, kind of short/squatty. But, the views of the ocean were very nice. We saw a boat entering the harbor, no whales- but we heard that it wasn't whale season.... More 

Thank asawyer79
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is billed as a whale watching place, but when you get there the sea is just too far away. Go elsewhere to watch whales. the light is neat, but closed when we got there, so no comment.

Thank Festie
Moscow, Russia
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99 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was worthwhile to visit Lighthouse that day. this is for Nature and Lighthouse Lovers. Interesting Lighthouse tour (just $6 per Adult). Excellent ocean view. Come and see!

Thank boris12345672015
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Had been by here many times before but not when the museum and lighthouse were open for tours. Was a great bit of knowledge and history to learn and the view from the interior was great. If you can appreciate the solitude and beauty of the view, stop by.

Thank sag572000
Leavenworth, Washington
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is the prettiest sight at night and especially when foggy. Red and white facets of lights streaming across the sky. You just want to sit in your car/truck forever and watch.

Thank JudyLou2014
Roseburg, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Hidden Gem! This beautiful campground is adjacent to Lake Marie which is a hidden gem on the Oregon Coast. An easy to travel, 1 mile, maintained path surrounds the lake and is a very enjoyable stroll.

Thank FitnessFirstRoseburg

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