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Cape Disappointment State Park

244 Robert Gray Dr, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
+1 360-642-3078
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Cape Disappointment Doesn't Disappoint

Fantastic park with gorgeous views up and down the coast and up the Mighty Columbia River. The... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Tom C
via mobile
A short stay at Cape Disappointment

My girlfriend and I were on our annual trip, which was a road trip along the Oregon Coast, when we... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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A scenic state park with hiking trails and cabins for overnight visitors.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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244 Robert Gray Dr, Ilwaco, WA 98624-9165
+1 360-642-3078
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic park with gorgeous views up and down the coast and up the Mighty Columbia River. The Coast Guard operates a station here because the views are that great. Challenging hikes, nice camping areas and not crowded. A much nicer park than its sister state...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My girlfriend and I were on our annual trip, which was a road trip along the Oregon Coast, when we decided to go to this park. We didn't have much time, so we didn't stay long. We were able to spend a little time on...More

Thank alpw
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you just show up you might be disappointed with the site you get but if you book early the sites are large with lots of trees steps from the beach. The beaches are lovely, sunsets are spectacular and the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center...More

1  Thank Kim J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Came to see the lighthouse-easy hike and great view of the entrance to the Columbia River. It was a calm day but this can be a treacherous place for ships due to moving sandbar and the currents. This is called the "Graveyard of the Pacific"...More

Thank sarah p
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We spent a day here at Cape Disappointment and the view, the state park was beautiful!! We were able to walk straight to the ocean beach and to the edge of the rocks below the lighthouse... we loved Waikiki beachfront and plan on coming back...More

Thank carmen m
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We recently got away from the hot summer heat in the city and decided to head to the Coast, Cape Disappointment is Dog friendly which is great for us. We parked down near the Lewis and Clark interpretive center and from there we hiked to...More

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Part of Lewis and Clark National Park. Awesome beaches and viewpoints. Can walk the discovery trail.

Thank dawgman4449
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is AN amazing state park to visit and to camp at! The campground is well maintained and very quiet, even if full of other families. It is best to purchase your campfire wood outside of the park in the town of Ilwaco or on...More

1  Thank ORDuckmom8
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful place : historic, spectacular, mystic and romantic. A lot of black tail deers running around not scared of people at all. You could see from here where Pacific Ocean meets Columbia River. Two lighthouses must see as well as a Lewis...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We spent two nights at the campground. It was a very nice place to camp. Lisa at the office was so nice and very helpful. We were able to get two nights near the ocean which was great. The beaches were not crowded the campground...More

Thank bikeco
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5 August 2017|
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Response from firsttrip_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we have not crabbed here.
12 July 2017|
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Response from wendell01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do , but must be on a leash
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28 June 2017|
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Response from wendell01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the site to reserve is Washington State Parks web site