Bogachiel State Park

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Bogachiel State Park in Clallam County, Washington, United States is a State Park. It is located approximately six miles (9.7 km) south of the city of Forks on Highway 101.[1] Bogachiel was established in 1931 and the state began staffing it in 1961.[2]

The park consists of 123 acres (0.50 km2; 0.192 sq mi) of thick forest on the banks of the Bogachiel River. Available activities include camping, hiking, bird watching, and wildlife viewing. It often also serves as a base camp for steelhead anglers and other winter recreators.[3]


  1. ^ Jackson, Kristin (June 30, 1996). "Olympic Peninsula - If You Go -- Some Tips And Strategies On Exploring The Wild Side". The Seattle Times. 
  2. ^ Hill, Craig (November 24, 2005). "Weekend Getaway: Bogachiel State Park". The News Tribune (Tacoma, Washington). 
  3. ^ Judd, Ron (January 14, 1999). "Winter Olympics -- Wild, Sweeping Splendor Lies In Wait". The Seattle Times. 

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Coordinates: 47°53′48″N 124°21′38″W / 47.89667°N 124.36056°W / 47.89667; -124.36056