Description - Use the extra-large, private, wind-protected campsites at Cape Blanco as your base of operations while you enjoy the lighthouse and historic Hughes House tours.
Copyright: Oregon State Parks
A beautiful ocean inlet
- Work off your picnic lunch by hiking over eight miles of trails with many spectacular ocean vistas, woodland and wetland settings. Bring your horse and enjoy seven miles of horse trails and the facilities in the horse camp. Don't forget a sunset walk along the headland beaches to finish out your day.
Vital stats: All campsites are first-come, first-served. All cabins are reservable by phone. 58 electrical (maximum site 65 feet); 4 cabins; horse camp (6 sites, 4 double corrals); group tent (4 areas); hiker/biker camp. Fishing access to Sixes River. Phone: 541-332-6774 or 800-551-6949.
Recreation - Cape Blanco offers beach access, camping, RV camping with full hookups, picnicking, hiking trails, horse trails, boating, interpretive tours, viewing marine and terrestrial wildlife, bird watching, historic buildings, lighthouses, incredible land formations and scenery.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent.
Cape Blanco State Park is located along Oregon's South Coast, off US Highway 101, 9 miles North of Port Orford.