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 the Gun #2 emplacement of Battery 247, a World War II era gun battery that was part of Fort Canby, Harbor Defense of the Columbia River.  The battery was originally equipped with 6" guns and was deactivated shortly after the end of World W...
View of the entry plaza of the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park, with the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse in the background.
View from the top of the trail from the main parking area, with path to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and historic Battery Allen, a pre-World War I gun battery.
View along the walkway outside the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment State Park.  Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, you can see the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse to the southeast and the North Jetty to the west.  The Interpr...
The North Head Lighthouse was built in 1896, and these buildings served those who manned the light. The Lighthouse Keeper's Residence and the Assistant Lighthouse Keepers Duplex are now available as fully furnished vacation rentals through Washing...
Exterior view of the North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington State.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order Fresnel lens which was i...
View from the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park.While the lighthouse building is closed to the public, the lighthouse is accessible via a trail from the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (seen on the bluff north of t...
Lighthouse workroom and entryway within the North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington State.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order F...
Mid-day view from the Lantern Room of the North Head Lighthouse at Cape Disappointment State Park in Washington State.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order Fre...
View from within the Lantern Room of the North Head Lighthoust at Cape Disappointment State Park.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order Fresnel lens which was i...
Interior of the North Head Lighthouse, just below the Lantern Room, at Cape Disappointment State Park.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order Fresnel lens which ...
Interior of the North Head Lighthouse as you ascend to the top Lantern Room.The North Head Lighthouse was completed in 1896 to supplement the original lighthouse at Cape Disappointment. The first-order Fresnel lens which was installed in 1898 can ...
View of the Gun #1 emplacement of Battery 247, a World War II era gun battery that was part of Fort Canby, Harbor Defense of the Columbia River.  The battery was originally equipped with 6" guns and was deactivated shortly after the end of World W...
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...