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Cape Disappointment State Park

Located in Ilwaco, Washington, Cape Disappointment State Park was named for Captain John Meares’ first failed attempt to find the Columbia River in 1788. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark would later conduct reconnaissance of this…

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Cape Disappointment State Park – Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

English fur trader John Meares was mistaken as he stood on the northern shore of the mouth of the Columbia River in July 1788.  He was in search of the great river, but what appeared…

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Confluence at Cape Disappointment State Park

“We start where Lewis and Clark’s journey ended at the mouth of the Columbia, where the river meets the sea, holding up a mirror to reflect back upon Lewis and Clark’s journey.” -Maya Lin Waikiki…

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Washington: Long Beach and SW Washington State Parks

Begin your journey where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Ilwaco, Washington. From there, explore singular state parks, outstanding beach resorts, and communities along Washington’s southwest…

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