North Head Trail

Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington

Elevation Gain919ft
Trailhead Elevation211ft
Elevation Min/Max17/211ft
Elevation Start/End211/211ft

North Head Trail

North Head Trail is a hiking trail in Pacific County, Washington. It is within Cape Disappointment State Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 919 feet. Near the trailhead there are restrooms and parkings.

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"There are plenty of reasons for this hike besides classic Pacific Northwest wildflowers. The biggest reason is to see, no, experience the impressive and massively huge Sitka spruce along the trail. The other reasons are historical: the North Head Lighthouse, a World War I gun battery, and the nearby November 18, 1805, campsite of Captain William Clark and eleven of his men while exploring this area." Read more

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Trail Information

Cape Disappointment State Park
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Cape Disappointment State Park
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Cape Disappointment State Park
Local Contacts
USGS Cape Disappointment; DeLorme
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Dec 2018