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Cape Disappointment State Park

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Address: 244 Robert Gray Dr SW, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165 (Formerly Fort Canby State Park)
Phone Number: 360-642-3078
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A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.

A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.

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Amazing views nature at her best.

What a great place to take a walk and see nature in her rawest form. The waves crashing against one side of the jetty and the calmness on the other side. Great picture spot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
freerein58
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MA
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MA
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to take a walk and see nature in her rawest form. The waves crashing against one side of the jetty and the calmness on the other side. Great picture spot.

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Thank freerein58
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The history here is a lot of fun to learn and the views are incredible. You can drive to many of the sites, but others require a bit of a hike.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent getaway location for a weekend family camping trip. I stayed in Cabin C1 with my wife and 3 year old daughter, and although I was a little skeptical that the accommodations would work for us, we were not disappointed. Let me say that you get what you pay for, so don't expect the Ritz-Carlton. But for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly a great place to see a lot of lush vegetation and beautiful views to photograph. There are homes/cabins available to rent and the hike to the lighthouse is well worth it!

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Area has many great walking trails and 2 very photogenic lighthouses. It is great to take a walk on the beach at low tide and explore the shore area. This is a State Park so you will need a pass which can be purchased at the kiosk on site. This is a must see when in the area, lots of... More 

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited because of access to two great lighthouses, Cape Disappointment and North Head. Nice park with great walking trails and scenic vistas. Lots of foliage--nice to have names and info of various plants, trees, flowers, shrubs, etc. posted by the trails. Main parking lot for access to Cape Disappointment Lighthouse fairly small (20-25 spots?), but sign said on opens up... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The RV sites we great. They were semi private and ours was just steps from the beach. The park itself was big with lots of things to do and very clean.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interpretive center and lighthouse views are worthwhile. Hike to the lighthouse. History lesson included. Very interesting.

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Thank Phoenix2-12
Gig Harbor, Washington
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've camped here & doing just a day trip wasn't enough. So much to see & do! Enjoyed the gift shop at the North Head lighthouse.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very scenic area that certainly provides a different perspective on the Washington coastline. The Pacific beach area was not at all crowded despite it was the height of the summer. I don’t think I have ever seen so much driftwood in one place, ranging from small pieces to literally section of tree trunks! No doubt due to its proximity to... More 

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