Cape Disappointment State Park


Cape Disappointment State Park (formerly Fort Canby State Park) is a 1,882-acre camping park on the Long Beach Peninsula, fronted by the Pacific Ocean. The park offers two miles of ocean beach, two lighthouses, an interpretive center and hiking trails.
Cape Disappointment State Park1 Sights in the park include 27 miles (43 km) of ocean beach, the North Head Lighthouse, Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, and the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. The Colbert House Museum is a nearby historic house that is open by appointment. Visitors enjoy beachcombing and exploring the area’s rich natural and cultural history. The nearby coastal towns of Ilwaco and Long Beach feature special events and festivals spring through fall.

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Fun Things To Do:
• 7 mi. Hiking Trails
Water Fun Things To Do
• Boating (freshwater)
• 1 boat ramp (freshwater)
• 135 feet of dock (freshwater)
• Fishing (freshwater)
• Fishing (saltwater)
• Clamming
• Crabbing
• 1 Amphitheater
• Beachcombing
• Bird Watching
• Golf
• 1 Horseshoe pit
• Interpretive Fun Things To Do
• Museum
• 3 Softball Fields
• 2 Volleyball Fields
• Wildlife Viewing

Park hours/updates:
Summer: 6:30 a.m. to dusk.
Winter: 6:30 a.m. to dusk

The park is open year round for camping and day use.

Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time, 1 p.m.
Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

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Cape Disappointment State Park
(formerly Fort Canby State Park)
P.O. Box 488 • Ilwaco, WA 98624
Phone (360) 642-3078

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