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Fort Canby State Park, Ilwaco, WA
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

My wife and I visited here on 8/15/19. Nice hike with the dog but no bathroom at top. Excellent views.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chuck B
Reviewed July 27, 2019

The day we visited there was restoration work occurring at the Lighthouse and it was mostly fenced off. We could still get to the point that it was situated on and the view from there was quite stunning.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1969usmc1988
Reviewed July 19, 2019

hiked down to the lighthouse and it was beautiful, not another soul in site, hiked back up to the gift shop and tiny little museum next door and met a wonderful lady who is the most amazing historian. she told us all about the different...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chad G
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Construction was going on around the actual lighthouse so we were unable to get very close. But the gift store was a hit!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Twinetour
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Take the walk to enjoy the view because the views from here on earth spectacular. The lighthouse with being restored so we couldn’t go up to it but the views were worth the walk.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 625pennyh
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Can still walk to it and take pictures but it is closed. About 1/4 mile+ walk to it and wind and colder air. No RVs are allowed down the road to get near it. No turnaround

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ki0ki
Reviewed May 30, 2019

North Head Light House can be approached with a Quarter mile trail from the Parking Lot. The Light House is under restoration .Most of the restoration is over.The Light house looks Gorgeous.The View of the Sea from Look out points is worth the walk.We could...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We are lighthouse aficionados and the North Head Lighthouse did not disappoint us. It has been beautifully restored and is a wonderful light to see and photograph.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed May 6, 2019

It only cost 2.50$ to visit the lighthouse. The lighthouse keeper told us all about this lighthouse. I was amazed by the views from the lighthouse. The lighthouse is all white. In 1939, roofs were painted red. The lighthouse was restored to its 1898 look....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed April 29, 2019

I give this 5 stars because it is partly wheelchair accessible - so nice to see accessibility at nature spots. The short path from the parking lot to the lighthouse is wheelchair accessible; there is a hill down on the way to the lighthouse and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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April 20, 2018|
Response from tomwU3799VH | Reviewed this property |
It was not open last year for construction work, the Washington State Parks website will give you up to date info for the season from May to September/October for this years opening times. You can always walk around it, the... More
September 5, 2016|
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Response from kathyb1214 | Reviewed this property |
The keepers' house on the light house grounds is available to rent by the night. You can contact the Washington State Parks department to reserve. I believe the fees are between $250 to $400 per night. It is a beautiful... More
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July 3, 2015|
Response from mrbraae | Reviewed this property |
You'll probably need to check the website. It might still be under renovation.