Cape Disappointment Campground

Cape Disappointment Campground is the most popular campground along the Washington coastline- and for good reason. It’s large, open year-round, within walking distance of the ocean, well-maintained, has a small general goods store, and it isn’t far away from many other fun beach activities. Need I say more?

Rating: ★★★★★
Extra Parking:  $10 per vehicle
Online Reservations:  Yes!
Max Length:  45 ft. (Limited Availability)
Hookups: Yes
Restrooms:  Flush Toilets + Showers
Potable Water: Yes

With over 200 campsites (in addition to the yurts and cabins) there’s a lot to choose from when visiting this campground. You can make online reservations, but be aware that you’ll likely have to plan ahead during the warmer months- this is a popular park after all!

If you catch a weekend with good weather (or even if you don’t) this is a great place to visit. The campground has its own beach access and the sites are all comfortable. You can see an example of one of the campground’s loops pictured below, but many of the sites within the campground are more private than the ones pictured.


Along with the hookup and tent camping sites, there are also cabins and yurts avalible. These are a perfect option if you’re planning on going during the offseason when the chance of rain is much higher than in the summer. 

You can make a cabin/yurt reservation in much the same way as you reserve other sites; simply navigate to the Washington State Park’s reservation website (link) and select the site you’d like to reserve!


Each loop has potable water, flushing toilets, and pay to use showers (you’ll buy shower tokens to use them). The restrooms are well maintained, and when we visited in October they even had a fresh coat of paint!

You can see an example of one of the restroom blocks pictures below.



Washington State Parks: Cape Disappointment

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WA State Parks: Rules and Regulations


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