- Located two miles southwest of IlWA
- State Parks
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 27 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.A vehicle parking permit is no longer required for day visits.
Hours + Fees
Summer: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.Winter: 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Map + Directions
Located two miles southwest of Ilwaco, Wash.From Seattle:Take I-5 south to Olympia, SR 8 west to Montesano. From there, take U.S. Hwy. 101 south to Long Beach Peninsula.
From Portland:Take I-5 north to Longview, then SR 4 west to U.S. Hwy. 101. Then drive south to Long Beach Peninsula. Follow signs to Ilwaco and the park.