Heceta Head, Oregon


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Butch Shaw gives me a ride to the water after I drop off my car in his RV Storage
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An abandoned marina on the Siuslaw River
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Landed behind the south jetty of the Siuslaw River
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The south jetty of the Siuslaw River
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Landed behind the south jetty of the Siuslaw River
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Setting up camp behind the south jetty of the Siuslaw River
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The view out my tent at low tide in the morning
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Our campsite at Heceta Head in the morning with low tide
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Arch to narrow to go through at Heceta Head
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Our campsite at Heceta Head in the morning with low tide
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The Heceta Lighthouse viewed from below
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Slot between rocks at Heceta Head
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Another slot that had no exit at low tide
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Dick Ryon in the no exit slot
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Keep Off sign on the rocks at no exit slot
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Highway 101 bridge at Heceta Head
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Looking back at the Heceta Lighthouse
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The Heceta Lighthouse keepers house
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Highway 101 bridge at Heceta Head
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Looking back at the Heceta Lighthouse
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Rock gardening at Devils Elbow
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Dick Ryon in front of the Heceta Lighthouse
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Dick Ryon in front of the Heceta Lighthouse keepers house
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Rock gardening at Devils Elbow
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Cape Cove beach we could have camped on
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Caves and cliffs near Sea Lion Point
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Sea lions eveywhere in the water
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The Sea Lion Caves facility on the cliff
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Sea lions eveywhere in the water
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Caves at Sea Lion Caves that we may not approach
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You can see through this giant sea lion cave!
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We come close to shore again past Sea Lion Caves
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Approaching the Siuslaw River Jetty
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The Y shaped end of the jetty is good at catching driftwood
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Entering the Siuslaw River
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Dick Ryon entering the Siuslaw River
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The Y shaped end of the jetty is good at catching driftwood
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Dick Ryon entering the Siuslaw River
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Harbor seals hauled out on the Siuslaw River
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Giant sand dunes line the south side of the Siuslaw River
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Dick Ryon and I stop for lunch by a sand dune on the Siuslaw River
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The Highway 101 bridge over the Siuslaw River
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Giant sand dunes line the south side of the Siuslaw River
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The Highway 101 bridge over the Siuslaw River
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Paddle wheel boat at the Florence marina
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Dick Ryon and I land at the end of a sucessful trip
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Heceta Head appears out of the fog
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First cave we found at Heceta Head
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Dick Ryon rock gardening around Heceta Head
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Fog clings to sunny Heceta Head
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We are still down in the fog at the water level
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Dick Ryon rock gardening around Heceta Head
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First view of the lighthouse above the cliffs
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Arch to narrow to go through at Heceta Head
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Narrow cave in Hecetta Head
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Dick Ryon viewed out cave in Heceta Head
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Large cave in Heceta Head
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Arch under Heceta Lighthouse
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Dick Ryon on our gravel beach on Heceta Head
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The Heceta Lighhouse above our gravel beach
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Dick Ryon and I walked to this Heceta Head cave at low tide
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Inside Heceta Head Light
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Heceta Head Light from the outside
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Looking back at Heceta Head from the south
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Looking south from Heceta Head area
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Looking back at Heceta Head from the south
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