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“Great view, dangerous turnout.”

David Dewett Veterans Memorial
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great view. They have added picnic tables and are reinforcing the bank from erosion which improves the stop. It is not large though and is very near the highway. It is popular with bicyclists and other 101 commuters. The turnoff is slightly tricky so be careful.

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

I'd been driving too long, it was past time to take a break and knock off the road dust so we pulled in to this spot overlooking the bay North of N. Bend. We had a pleasant lunch and enjoyed the view. Afterwards we strolled around and realized that this spot was actually a memorial to American soldiers. Talk about low key attractions, we have driven past this spot dozens of times and never realized this low key spot existed!
The grounds are spotlessly maintained. There are thousands of bricks with the names of men and women who served our country in the armed forces. I was moved by the simple, but moving memorial. If you are passing by, it can be worth your time to check it out. I am now thinking about having a memorial brick for my father.

Thank Jeffrey B
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on 08/02. The memorial is located just north of the junction to Horsefall Beach, on the westside of the 101. It is worth your time to stop and observe the tributes in stone. The backdrop is breathtaking, McCullough Bridge and Coos Bay to the south and the dunes to the west and north.

***A CAUTION, HWY 101 IS VERY BUSY SO TAKE CARE ENTERING AND EXITING THE MEMORIAL***

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Although this is small in size it provides views to calm the sole and lift your heart. Located on the shoulder of 101 you can see Haynes Inlet, Horsfall area, the sand dunes, McCullogh bridge and the Pacific Ocean without getting lost.

Thank SandontheOregonCoast
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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 sand dune views, and a beautiful tribute to veterans who sacrificed their lives for our country. It's also a pleasant place to relax and enjoy the sunset over the dunes.

Thank Cheryl L
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