Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
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|Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area|
View of Fogarty Creek, the US Highway 101 overpass, and the Pacific Ocean
|Location||Lincoln County, Oregon|
|Nearest city||Lincoln City|
|Area||165.08 acres (66.81 ha)|
|Operated by||Oregon Parks and Recreation|
The park was established in the 1950s, assembled through purchase and donation of land acquired between 1954 and 1978. The park and the creek were named after John Fogarty, a former judge in Lincoln County.
- "Fogarty Creek State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-06-26.
- "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"
- "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."
- "Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
- "Fogarty Creek, Oregon (species survey)". Coastal Biodiversity Survey. University of California Santa Cruz.