Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco

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Cape Disappointment State Park is a publicly owned recreation area located southwest of Ilwaco, Washington, on the bottom end of Long Beach Peninsula, the northern headlands where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. The state park's encompass a diverse landscape of old-growth forest, freshwater lakes, freshwater and saltwater marshes, and oceanside tidelands. Sights in the park include the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, of ocean beach, the North Head Lighthouse, and the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse.Cape Disappointment is one of several state parks and sites in Washington and Oregon that make up the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Are you allowed to say good things about a place with a bad name? Lovely picnic areas you've e never seen so much driftwood in your life that people make into statues  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This is one of my favorite places to stay on the Pacific coast. The beach is beautiful and quiet, even when it's "crowded". You can spot seals and porpoises in the waves and the North Head lighthouse ...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    It was actually August, forgot to write a review. We loved it, very close to the beach, beautiful and peaceful.  more »

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