Oregon: Coastal Scenes

Canon Beach on the northern Oregon coast. (Anthony Cerretani)
Canon Beach

Canon Beach on the northern Oregon coast.

Yaquina Head Lighthouse. The 93-foot structure is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon.

Yaquina Head Lighthouse
(Anthony Cerretani)


Heceta Head Lighthouse. Named for Spanish captain Don Bruno de Heceta, who discovered the inlet in 1775, the lighthouse is one of the most photographed in the world.

Heceta Head Lighthouse
(Anthony Cerretani)


The view south from the lighthouse keeper's quarters at Heceta Head.

Heceta Head
(Anthony Cerretani)


Mist shrouds Heceta Head Lighthouse.

Heceta Head Lighthouse
(Anthony Cerretani)


The lighthouse keepers quarters at Heceta Head. The quarters have been converted to a bed and breakfast. (www.hecetaheadlighthouse.com)

Heceta Head
(Anthony Cerretani)


The Sea Lion Caves outside of Florence, Oregon. The cave is one of the largest sea caves in the world. (www.sealioncaves.com)

The Sea Lion Caves outside of Florence, Oregon
(Anthony Cerretani)


The view south from the Sea Lion Caves near Heceta Head Lighthouse.

Sea Lion Caves
(Anthony Cerretani)


Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. One of Newport, Oregon's oldest structures, the lighthouse was built in 1871 and decommissioned in 1874. It's also the only lighthouse in Oregon with the keeper's quarters attached.

Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
(Anthony Cerretani)


Fishing boats sit idly in Newport Harbor.

Newport Harbor
(Anthony Cerretani)

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