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Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint
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Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint
Description - Muriel O. Ponsler State Scenic Viewpoint accesses five beautiful miles of sandy beach and is a prime spot for whale watching.

Attractions - From Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint there are approximately five miles of sandy beach, with China Creek to the south of the park.

Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.

Recreation - Muriel O. Ponsler provides opportunities for picnicking with whale watching, beachcombing and a view of the beach.

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 and does not stay on the ground for long.

Location - This scenic viewpoint is located along Oregon's Central Coast, off U.S. Highway 101, 16 miles north of Florence.

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Contact Information:
Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, 1115 Commercial Street NE , Salem, OR, 97301-1002, Phone: 800-551-6949

Additional Information:
Central Coast - The Central Coast reaches from Tillamook Bay, south to the Umpqua River and the town of Reedsport. The terrain varies from huge monoliths standing off the coast, to sand dunes of 40 miles in length and more than 550 feet tall.
Oregon State Parks - Oregon's State Parks offer beautiful settings for outdoor recreation activities including camping, yurt or cabin stays, hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing boating, wildlife viewing and much more.

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