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Cape Disappointment State Park

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Prepare for an uphill hike @ 1 mile, but so worth it, many beautiful view on the way and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boise, Idaho
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A great day outdoors

We got lucky with a cool but sunny day so my review may be biased since if it were rainy and windy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richland, Washington
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“lewis and clark”(61 reviews)
A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.
244 Robert Gray Dr SW, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Prepare for an uphill hike @ 1 mile, but so worth it, many beautiful view on the way and spectacular view when you get to the lighthouse. It was well worth the drive from seaside Oregon. So beautiful!!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got lucky with a cool but sunny day so my review may be biased since if it were rainy and windy like it typically is there it might not have been as good. Seeing two lighthouses in the same area is quite a bonus...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day. Walked out the North jetty and checked out Waikiki beach. Awesome day. The north jetty is still under repair, but you can walk out a long way. It is a five dollar day pass or a yearly pass for 30.00...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank The B
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Spectacular stay and views. The whole area is full of awe and wonder. Spend a couple days and explore the light houses and trails. I wish we had more time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Been here several times. Great views! Waikiki beach was busy and kids loved exploring the rocks and driftwood. Will continue to stop here every time we visit the Peninsula.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PalouCope
Reviewed 15 December 2018

A beautiful state park along the ocean. Lots of great hiking trails. Trails and views well marked. Parking in the various parts of the park was adequate. There were gorgeous views of the ocean, the mouth of the Columbia River and also the light house.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank virginias729
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This is a big park, and there are a lot of things to see in it. Hiking trails are nicely laid out. Definitely plan to drive in, and bring your Discovery pass. We particularly enjoyed visiting the two light houses and seeing the mouth of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bearwife
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

My mother and I drove from Portland Oregon to take a look at these views and they were absolutely spectacular! It did sprinkle so I would take a rain jacket cause we definitely didn’t so it cut our time short! I want to go back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Passenger40254742431
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We decided to check out several state parks that are near one another and learn more about the history of each one. Worth the time!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We were visiting relatives in Astoria and had the day to travel a bit further, so we decided to go check out the light house. The parking was $10, with about half a mile walk. The walk was the best. It goes through rich forest,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Peggy B
2 December 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
Mike H
9 November 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.
15 October 2018|
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Response from tuscolaman | Reviewed this property |
No. I did not notice any while there. Good luck