Cape Disappointment State Park

Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington State

The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park is located overlooking the Pacific Ocean near the mouth of the Columbia River in southwest Washington State.  It was near here that Lewis & Clark completed their cross-conti...
View of Deadman's Cove from the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse Trail, Cape Disappointment State park, Washington State.  This trail begins at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and ends at the scenic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse.
Early morning at "Waikiki Beach" at Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington.  A beautifully sandy beach along the rugged Cape Disappointment coast, this area is a favorite of visitors year-round, and is within easy walking distance of campgro...
View of #3 gun emplacement of Battery Allen at Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington.Battery Allen was one of several gun batteries of Fort Canby, which, along with Forts Columbia (WA) and Stevens (OR) served as the Harbor Defense of the Colu...
Battery Allen was one of several gun batteries of Fort Canby, which, along with Forts Columbia (WA) and Stevens (OR) served as the Harbor Defense of the Columbia River at the Southwest corner of Washington State.
View of #1 gun emplacement of Battery Allen with the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in the background.Battery Allen was one of several gun batteries of Fort Canby, which, along with Forts Columbia (WA) and Stevens (OR) served as the Harbor Defe...
View of #2 gun emplacement of Battery Allen with the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in the background.Battery Allen was one of several gun batteries of Fort Canby, which, along with Forts Columbia (WA) and Stevens (OR) served as the Harbor Defe...
View along the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse Trail, overlooking Deadman's Cove at Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington.
Located next to the Lighthouse Keeper's Store at North Head, this room contains information about the history and ongoing preservation efforts for the North Head Lighthouse and it's suport buildings at Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington St...
View from the grounds of the North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park.  The smaller concrete structure beyond the fenceline is the roof of a 1922 gun battery fire control station, built when this area was part of Fort Canby, Harbor ...
View of the Lighthouse Keeper's Store, a gift shop that helps support the restoration and preservation of the North Head Lighthouse.  The 2 larger buildings are the Lighthouse Keeper Residence and Assistant Lighthouse Keeper Duplex , both availabl...
View of the Lighthouse Keeper's Residence (left), Store (center) and Assistant Lighthouse Keepers Duplex (right) at North Head, Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington.
It was near this place that Lewis & Clark camped upon reaching the Pacific Ocean in 1805.A short trail climbs from the parking area to the top of McKenzie Head where visitors can explore Battery 247, and World War II era gun battery which helped d...
View along Bell's View Trail which follows an old service road leading from the North Head parking area to Bell's View, an overlook which views north down the Washington Coast.  Along the trail visitors can see the original wood frame water tower ...
View along the trail leading up to the summit of McKenzie Head at Cape Disappointment State Park.  The trail overlooks McKenzie Head Lagoon with Cape Disappointment on the horizon.  At the end of the trail, visitors can look out upon the Pacific O...