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Heceta Head Lighthouse
Heceta Head Lighthouse,
Yachats (north of Florence), OR
*Dates of operation~~ 1894-present
*Building Material~~ Stuccoed brick
*Tower~~ 56 feet
*Elevation~~ 150 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White tower w/ green lantern and red dome
*Light Pattern~~ Fixed white
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters, 2 oil houses, garage/horse barn
*Automated~~ 1963
*Original Lens~~ First Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ Original remains in use
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Oregon State Parks & Recreation owns tower, U. S. Forest Service
owns keeper's house
*Waterway Location~~ Pacific Ocean, north of Siuslaw River
*Significant Feature~~ Part of Siuslaw National Forest and Heceta Head Lighthouse State
Scenic Viewpoint. The keeeper's house is now used as an interpretative center by day
and a B & B by night.

     LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.hecetalighthouse.com/

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/heceta.htm

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint state website
http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_124.php

Lighthouse Friends' lighthouse info and history
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=131

360 degree views of lighthouse and surrounding areas
http://360panos.com/local/HecetaHead.php
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