Cape Disappointment State Park, Long Beach, Washington

This large Washington State Park is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on its West, the Columbia River on its southern border and Baker Bay on its eastern edge. With many hiking trails, several beaches, two lighthouses, the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, three lakes, amphitheater, a boat launch, convenience store and gourmet pizza shack, this state park has much to explore. The campground has 180 wooded sites just adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. Some of these sites offer views of the ocean, however most sites are
heavily wooded and the ocean can only be heard. With full hookup, partial hookup and primitive campsites, there is a site to suit everyone's needs. We liked the arrangement of the campground. Sites were all in a cul-de-sac of 10 sites, making for less traffic past your campsite. Restrooms are close to each cul-de-sac. With all to see within the park, be wary if you are traveling in a larger rig without a dinghy vehicle. Most features of the park including the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and lighthouses are inaccessible by larger rigs, so without a regular vehicle, a multi-mile hike over hills and through the woods is required to reach these areas. Summers here are cool and mild; we didn't see sun during our stay, and although the black sand beach with tons of washed up driftwood was beautiful, we were bundled up and often prohibited from exploring the beach because of rain.

Best Sites: All
Worst Sites: None
Hookups: Water, Sewer & Electric (#1-60), Water & Electric (#61-91)
Potable Water: Yes
Dump within Facility: Yes