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Awesome Views

Great hikes and views. 2 different ligthouses in the park. Easy to walk to both. Entrance fee was... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Gayle B
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Farmington, Utah
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Great campsite. Somewhat private sites

Since the sites are around a circle to back into, you do not look directly into another's site. We... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
D M
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Clinton, Washington
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A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.
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244 Robert Gray Dr SW, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great hikes and views. 2 different ligthouses in the park. Easy to walk to both. Entrance fee was $10. Can do the park in half a day if you are short on time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gayle B
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Since the sites are around a circle to back into, you do not look directly into another's site. We like this. Clean campground and clean and tidy restrooms. Lots of hot water in the showers. Short walk to the Pacific Ocean and there are two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We were staying in the area so decided to check this place out. We only took a short hike up to the lighthouse, but the scenery was well worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tkdkag
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We drove through this visit (2018) to show family the facilities but my husband and I camped here last year (summer 2017). This is just a beautiful park with activities for everyone. There are many camping spots -seriously- a large campground area divided up into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sharon F
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We stopped here on our way down the coast. There are a couple lighthouses, the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, hiking trails, etc. There is a $10 daily fee for the "Discover Pass" which you can purchase from machines in some of the parking areas....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is a large park with lots to do. There are scenic overlooks, camp sites, historic sights. One thing that it doesn't have is any access for wheelchairs or mobility challenged folks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EphemeralDiver
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The park is nice. Some info on map are wrong, for instance machines for payment of park fees are not available in all the spots marked on map. Parking is very small area and you can't park anywhere else, so, be prepared to be driving...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank EricaD
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The view was beautiful. We stopped at one of the trail before the North head Lighthouse and this was my first time seeing a lot of garden snakes (6 in less than a quarter mile). I never ran this fast in my life. Besides the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChanthonK
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Part of our trip to the light house was to see both in Cape Disappointment State Park. As we were going up the trail to see from a distance Cape Disappointment Lighthouse from the Lewis and Clark interpretive center balcony. This light house is not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tuscolaman
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Totally loved this place, so much to see & do in the park, Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, beautiful beach & great overflow camping by the lake. Exploring the area, Long Beach & the Peninsula was a fun adventure. Driving on the beach was an experience that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Peggy B
December 2, 2018|
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Response from Sharon F | Reviewed this property |
You can call & ask them from the parks website but you should be able to check by going to the reservation site as if you were looking for a site or go into your reservation and click on your site # which should bring up a... More
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Mike H
November 8, 2018|
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Response from J1037VQjoer | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It seems it won't be open until next year sometime. Check the Long Beach Peninsula Visitor's Bureau web site. There should be info there.
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Departure495241
October 15, 2018|
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Response from tuscolaman | Reviewed this property |
No. I did not notice any while there. Good luck
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