You'll find two lighthouses in Cape Disappointment State Park, just a few miles apart. While the North Head Lighthouse may the less famous of the two, it's still quite impressive. It's also easier to reach (parking is close by) and you're allowed inside.
The picture above looks northward from the base of the lighthouse. Long Beach is just on the other side of the rock. You can see the lighthouse from the beach, as well (especially at night, watch for its beacon to flash at :10 and :20 intervals)
The view from the beacon's base.
There are two paths which will take you between the light and the parking lot. The less traveled and more interesting one is the Light Keeper's Path, which climbs up from the light to the buildings which housed the light keepers (a single family home, and a duplex -- the senior light keeper earned the better quarters).
One last look at the light, and the wind-swept coast.
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