Cape Disappointment State Park - North Head Lighthouse

North Head Lighthouse

The Lantern Room of the lighthouse, on a cliff high above the Pacific Ocean, is a glorious spot for shorter ceremonies and smaller weddings. The lighthouse and surrounding grounds are available for wedding ceremonies only. Receptions need to be held elsewhere. Built in 1898 to assist ships near the mouth of the Columbia River, it is one of the few lighthouses along Washington's Pacific Coast that is open to the public. North Head Lighthouse Keepers' Residence is available nearby for honeymoon or other overnight rental.


The lighthouse can accommodate up to six guests inside and up to 20 guests outside.


There are restrooms in the park.

Not Provided

  • Electricity
  • Water


Cape Disappointment State Park is located in Ilwaco, WA


  • The rate for outdoor use of the grounds is $261 daily plus tax.
  • The rate for indoor and outdoor use of the grounds is $652 daily plus tax.


For reservations call (360) 642-3078. A non-refundable reservation fee applies.
North Head Lighthouse is closed for renovations through June 2019.