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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. 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.

Easy trail for beautiful views!

Great area to explore!

Beautiful hike going up, and a nice view at the top. Unfortunately you cannot go inside, so that was a bummer. Still worth the climb, though.

This trail was easy and had plenty of views of the beaches down below, as well as of the light house. Along the way there was a volunteer who was very helpful in explaining where everything was in the area and pointing me in the right direction of where I wanted to go. Once at the interpretive center, it was cheap to get in and full of interesting exhibits. I would highly recommend this hiking trail for anyone.

Lovely area to explore for the whole family.

Short hike lighthouse is currently under construction so no point in going if your looking to get a photo of it at this time

Be prepared for the smell in the summer but the views are spectacular and the interprative center is interesting

We are absolute beginners, both having lost a lot of weight and still working on upping our activity level. I don't know if I would rate this hike "easy" for middle-aged duffers like us, but it was easy enough. We didn't make it all the way to MacKenzie Head, but that was because of mud on the trail, not because it had gotten too tough for us. I would do it again. But bring bug repellent! The mosquitos were nasty.

Beautiful

Gorgeous view on sunny days :)

Beautiful lighthouse (in need of maintance) and interpretative center, highly recommended!

Hiked this trail many times. Not to long, but trail does climb towards end on paved road to lighthouse. On a clear day you can see Astoria. With field glasses you can see Seaside. Oldest Lighthouse in the state

Beautiful trail, not too many people and don't miss dead man's cove! it like a little piece of paradise. It's for everyone but little kids I would say.

11 months ago

Awesome ww1 & ww2 bunkers

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fun trail to Cape Disappointment lighthouse.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Cool trail that ends at a cool lighthouse

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Easy trail to North Head Lighthouse

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Short trail to a cool lighthouse

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Very fun hike! Took my 2 and 4 year old it took us a little over two hours but all in all was a great hike! we got sprinkled on at the end which felt amazing as it was a difficult hike back up the hill.

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