The Olympic Peninsula and Washington Coast: Places to Explore

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Ilwaco

Ilwaco (ill-wah-co) has been a fishing port for thousands of years, first as a Native American village and later as an American settlement. A 3-mile scenic loop winds past Ft. Canby State Park to North Head Lighthouse and through the town. The colorful harbor is a great place for watching gulls and boats. Lewis and Clark camped here before moving their winter base to the Oregon coast at Ft. Clatsop.

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