Walks: Florence

Walks in Florence, Oregon

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Below are all 100 Steps options starting with the newest additions. You can learn about terrain, distance, seating, and more when you choose to view an individual walk.

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Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint

You can witness the power of the sea from the grassy bluff at Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint. According to the Oregon State Parks website, “Owing to the winter wave action on this rocky shore, the park was poetically named for Neptune, Roman god of the… 

Port of Siuslaw

The Port of Siuslaw is a local stomping ground and an event hub for Florence. It can be quiet and solitary on a winter weekday or full of hustle and bustle on a sunny weekend. During special events such as Rhododendron Days, which heralds in… 

Strawberry Hill Wayside

♫ Strawberry hill forever… ♪ My husband whistles or sings this each time we pass the sign for Strawberry Hill Wayside. So accustomed am I to this musical outburst of modified lyrics, even if he didn’t make a peep the song would begin whirling through… 

Florence Ferry Landing Overlook

Stepping onto the moss-encrusted brick path leading to the Ferry Landing Overlook in Florence allows reflection of a time more than eight decades ago when traveling the coast required ferries and beach driving (bring along a shovel!), and the rivers were significant boundaries rather than… 

Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic...

Although the sign names this beach turn out between Florence and Yachats a wayside, Oregon State Parks calls it Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint. The State Park designation must have changed at some point between its inception in 1939 and the present. While… 

Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic...

Being only 14 miles away, Heceta Head Lighthouse is the closest to my residence of coastal Oregon’s nine public lighthouses. The other eight sentinels each have their own 100 Steps page. Lighthouses just beyond Oregon’s borders are also referenced: Cape Disappointment on the north side…