Our area is rich in scenic beauty and viewing opportunities. Cape Disappointment State Park is one of best land based cetacean viewing points in Washington. Our pristine undeveloped area is a paradise for birders. Storm and wave watchers come here to experience the awesome power of nature at the confluence of the Pacific Ocean and the Columbia River.
WATCH IT!: Birding
The Long Beach Peninsula is known for many great things, one of which is Birding. More than 300 species of birds make their home on the Long Beach Peninsula. Whether you are searching for Great Blue Herons, Trumpeter Swans, the Western Screech-Owl, or perhaps the Red-Breasted Sapsucker – the possibilities are endless. With several distinct...
WATCH IT!: Eco Tours
Slip D-5 @ Astoria Riverwalk Inn
Astoria, OR 97103
Explore the magic of the Columbia River with Capt. Christopher Lloyd. Experience the newest attraction on the River.
Whether you prefer to storm watch from indoors, your vehicle, or view from a point high above the dramatic surf, or even if you venture forth on foot while the raging winds pound high tide surf against the dunes, storm watching is an invigorating experience you won’t soon forget. With visions of massive waves crashing...
WATCH IT!: Whale Watching
Experience the Excitement of Spotting a Whale! Whale watching is a year-round activity on the Long Beach Peninsula with Pacific Gray Whales being the most commonly seen species. While whale watching can be done year round, there are two times during the year that are prime for watching the biannual migration of nearly 18,000 Pacific...