Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Fogarty Creek SRA 1 - Oregon.jpg
View of Fogarty Creek, the US Highway 101 overpass, and the Pacific Ocean
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area is located in Oregon
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Type Public, state
Location Lincoln County, Oregon
Nearest city Lincoln City
Coordinates 44°50′32″N 124°02′44″W / 44.842335°N 124.04567°W / 44.842335; -124.04567Coordinates: 44°50′32″N 124°02′44″W / 44.842335°N 124.04567°W / 44.842335; -124.04567[1]
Area 165.08 acres (66.81 ha)[2]
Created 1950s[3]
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

History[edit]

The beach

The park was established in the 1950s,[3] assembled through purchase and donation of land acquired between 1954 and 1978.[2] The park and the creek were named after John Fogarty, a former judge in Lincoln County.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fogarty Creek State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-06-26. 
  2. ^ a b c "Park History". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved 2013-07-21. Acquired from various private owners by purchase and gift between 1954 and 1978. The park and stream are named for John Fogarty, a past judge of Lincoln County....Acreage: 165.08 
  3. ^ a b "Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area". Oregon Revealed. Azumano Travel. 2012. Retrieved 2013-07-21. Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area has been a favorite Oregon rest stop since the 1950's. Located just north of Depoe Bay, the park sits right where the creek and ocean meet. 

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