"Not at all disappointing" Cape Disappointment State Park by Segolily
Cape Disappointment State Park Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 108 photos
Cape Disappointment was named in 1788 by Captain John Meares who tried to sail into the Columbia River but was unable to because of the sand/ mud bar blocking the mouth. He was disappointed and I'm sure I would have been too.
The next time it was of note was in 1805 when Lewis and Clark arrived at the end of their quest for a water way across the continent. They were disappointed in that as well.
Well, now it could hardly be a disappointment to anyone. Hills to climb, beaches to comb, lighthouses to explore, subtropical forests, there is a little bit of everything here.
With the many things to do and see it would require at least a full day just to see everything. But certainly come back and relax and spend more time at the ocean beaches and forest trails.
At the end of our day at Cape Disappointment we wandered the short distance down to the Port of Ilwaco. This is a... more travel advice
While I didn't stay here so I can't offer up my recommendations I did want to make note of it. This did seem like a... more travel advice
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