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Cape Disappointment State Park

244 Robert Gray Dr, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
+1 360-642-3078
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The light house is Still closed for remodeling .

It's been over a year and they are still working on it. Nice day good walk but wanted to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jan P
via mobile

We enjoyed the interpretive center and the hike along scenic vistas to the lighthouse. A bonus was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandra G
via mobile
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A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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244 Robert Gray Dr, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
+1 360-642-3078
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's been over a year and they are still working on it. Nice day good walk but wanted to see the lighthouse

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the interpretive center and the hike along scenic vistas to the lighthouse. A bonus was two young male fawns grazing near the lighthouse who weren't afraid of us being nearby. A must see!

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We happen to enjoy mountains, the ocean, hiking, and history. We got a five star experience on all counts at Cape Disappointment. The Interpretive Center is excellent, though parking was rough. (We got the last space on a Monday afternoon in July. Heaven help those...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights in July with beautiful weather - low 50's at night and high 60's at night. One day was a beautiful beach day and it was a nice walk to the jetty. We drove to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and...More

Thank Lv2trvl82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing view of where the Columbia and Pacific meet. Long, relatively steep hike but well worth the challenge. Make sure you cross the river to get a view of the same river and ocean from a different perspective at Fort Stevens. While at Fort Stevens...More

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great hike to the lighthouses. The museum was very interesting about the Lewis and Clark story. Buy your park pass either for the day or the year at kiosk. The Old WW 1 and WW 2 military pill boxes were interesting.

Thank Duane A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are very interested in Lewis and Clark. A visit to Cape Disappointment was a definite bucket list experience for us. When we got to the interpretative center I asked one of the Rangers if they knew more or less where Lewis...More

Thank RegularTraveler_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well organized campground that gives you a little space and privacy without burying you in bushes. The beach is georgeous and you can get to it without breaking anything. We were there last weekend June 19 and 20 with dogs. In the morning the black...More

Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great state park. Family and pet friendly. Easy access to the beach. Sites are easy to back a trailer into. Lots to do. Hiking trails. Showers and bathrooms are clean. The beach is wide and flat. This was our first time at this park and...More

Thank Professor35
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The park itself is a great jumping off point for all Columbia river adventures. The hikes have a great mix of forest and ocean views. I have been many times and have seen wildlife such as deer every time

1  Thank Jerry X
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Response from wendell01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do , but must be on a leash
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Yes, the site to reserve is Washington State Parks web site
27 September 2016|
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Response from Rhonda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the north side lighthouse is a short walk (just a few minutes) on a paved gently sloping footpath. No steps as far as I recall. You can see part of the coastal view from the car park, but the views from the path to the... More