North Head Lighthouse

Cape Disappointment State Park

Ilwaco, Washington

North Head Lighthouse Rd

The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, built on a bluff overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River, proved to be insufficient for the waters around Cape Disappointment. So in 1898 a second lighthouse, the 65-foot-tall North Head Lighthouse, was put into service.

Cape Disappointment State Park is one of a number of places in Oregon and Washington that comprise the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, a unit of the National Park Service.

north head lighthouse

North Head Lighthouse (W11A0208)

north head coast guard station

Coast Guard Station at North Head (W11A0220)

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