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Cape Disappointment State Park

244 Robert Gray Dr SW, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
+1 360-642-3078
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Another coast park

Worth a visit. But it is one of many many state parks in Washington and Oregon on the coast. If in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sndovale
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Sacramento
nice walking trails and views

Really lovely area...fabulous views from the north head lighthouse area. Good hiking/walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
taylorbrock
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cocoa fl
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A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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244 Robert Gray Dr SW, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth a visit. But it is one of many many state parks in Washington and Oregon on the coast. If in the area and looking for a nice time outside, go!

Thank sndovale
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely area...fabulous views from the north head lighthouse area. Good hiking/walking trails...might be muddy as this is a really rainy area. Lots of beautiful flowers...we also saw wildlife in the area...deer, bear cubs, bald eagles, seals and even a moose...all in a few square...More

Thank taylorbrock
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit to the state park. Breath taking views from the shoreline and cliffs. Hiking trails are muddy at this time of the year. They warn you, but its slippery.

Thank dennis j
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a rainy morning in the Lewis and Clarke museum right by the lighthouse. The museum was full of information boards, pictures and a good video. I would think that if you read everything in here it would take 6 hours or more. We...More

Thank Tom W
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, stunning views of two lighthouses, well maintained campgrounds, the 12 mile Discovery Trail, the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center all in one place! You need to plan to spend plenty of time to explore all the options here to do it justice. I am...More

Thank Flowbleu
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We did not stay in the campground but just went for a day trip. There are two lighthouses with amazing views and the beach is absolutely amazing! I have never seen black sand like at benson beach.

Thank Paulina W
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The campground was in the trees, a deer came to our camp as well as a racoon. The facilities were good. Electric and water, dump station near by. There are showers and toilets. Showers cost $.50 for 3 mins. Takes quarters unlike some places. Clean....More

Thank SuzJim2014
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

If you are in this area and fail to come visit this state park with all its many sites then you have really failed.

Thank lovesmellofjetfuel
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Great park two lighthouses, one (North Head) is an easy walk. The other is a more strenuous walk. The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center is also here. You can get a good view of the harder to get to light house from the Interpretive Center

Thank Darel M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited Cape Disappointment on a cold, windy day. Weather detracted somewhat from the experience, yet served to keep others away. I was able to see a pair of sea otters feeding in the surf. My niece thought she spotted a couple of porpoises further...More

Thank OldGuyWanderz
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Lori W
19 March 2018|
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Response from DonnieB15 | Reviewed this property |
Great Park and saw all the the campgrounds but here is some info: Campsite information Cape Disappointment has 137 standard campsites, 60 full-hookup sites, 18 sites with water and electricity only, five primitive... More
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Christine T
1 February 2018|
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Response from OldGuyWanderz | Reviewed this property |
You can call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688, or make reservations online. Old Guy
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akaand1pants89
8 December 2017|
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Response from DonnieB15 | Reviewed this property |
I went there on a free day but some of the parks don’t charge you if you are Handicapped and some do sorry I really wasn’t paying attention to that when I went there but it is a beautiful place to hike and visit
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