Cape Disappointment is located in Pacififc County, WA state - at the extreme
southwestern corner of Washington State on the north side of the Columbia River.
Cape Disappointment State Park is a 1,882 acre camping park at the
south-end of the Long Beach Peninsula ... the park offers 2 miles of ocean
beach, 2 lighthouses, an interpretive center and hiking trails.
Park visitors can enjoy beach exploration, ship watching, and exploring the
area's rich natural and cultural history.
The park also offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Columbia River,
North Head Lighthouse and Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ... the park also has
old-growth forest, lakes, freshwater and saltwater marshes, as well as streams
and tidelands along the ocean.
The park also contains the
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center which is located high on the cliffs
of the park offering great views over the Pacific Ocean. A series of mural-sized
timeline panels guide visitors through the westward journey of the Lewis and
Clark Expedition using sketches, paintings, photographs, and the words of Corps
members themselves. The center also features a short film presentation, a gift
shop, and a glassed-in observation deck with fabulous views of the river,
headlands, and sea.
See Cape Disappointment links & interactive WA State PCH map below ...
Click highlighted cities on map for regional info ...