Cape Disappointment State Park

Cape Disappointment State Park


Location:2.5 miles southwest of Ilwaco.
Facilities:152 standard campsites, 83 utility campsites, 5 primitive campsites, cabins and yurts, showers (4 @di), picnic areas, comfort stations, 2 boat launch, dock, interpretive center, hiking trails, 27 miles of ocean beach, 2 lighthouses, amphitheater, museum, game courts, ball fields, park store.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, clamming, crabbing, hiking, beachcombing.
Special Features:The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse was constructed in 1856 to warn seamen of the treacherous river bar known as the "graveyard of the Pacific." It is the oldest functioning lighthouse on the West Coast.
Address:PO Box 488
Ilwaco, WA 98624

Phone:360-642-3078
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Cape%20Disappointment
Size: 1,882 acres.

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The agency designated 24 watching sites stretching from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, Wash.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist and architect Maya Lin will today dedicate her first artworks in the Pacific Northwest at Cape Disappointment State Park.
21 - 29, 2006 WHERE Festivities will take place across the Astoria and Warrenton communities at Fort Stevens State Park, the Columbia River Maritime Museum and the Clatsop County Heritage Museum, in addition to Cape Disappointment State Park and the Ilwaco Heritage Museum located in Washington.
Lin's "Confluence Project" began nine years ago with an installation at Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington state.
18 What Dedication of the first three pieces of Lin's Confluence Project artworks Where Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, Wash.
At Cape Disappointment State Park, in Ilwaco, Washington, the newly expanded Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center lets you retrace the Corps' route downriver, and it introduces you to the sophisticated Chinook tribe the party encountered.
Visitors can look for whales at one of 24 lookout spots between the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, Wash.
Work started in mid September on the first Confluence Project site at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, Wash.
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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Cape Disappointment State Park Ilwaco WA 98624 Contact: Peter Hass 360-993-4501
Special stamp ceremonies will be held today at key sites in 11 states, including the Fort Clatsop National Memorial in Astoria and the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park in Ilwaco, Wash.