Bogachiel State Park

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Bogachiel State Park
Washington State Park
Country United States
State Washington
County Clallam
Elevation 348 ft (106 m) [1]
Coordinates 47°53′48″N 124°21′38″W / 47.89667°N 124.36056°W / 47.89667; -124.36056Coordinates: 47°53′48″N 124°21′38″W / 47.89667°N 124.36056°W / 47.89667; -124.36056 [1]
Area 123 acres (50 ha)
Established 1931
 - State staffing 1961
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Bogachiel State Park

Bogachiel State Park is a 123-acre (50 ha) Washington state park located on the Bogachiel River approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south of the city of Forks on Highway 101 in Clallam County.[2][3] Bogachiel was established in 1931; the state began staffing it in 1961.[4] Park activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, bird watching, and wildlife viewing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bogachiel State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Jackson, Kristin (June 30, 1996). "Olympic Peninsula - If You Go -- Some tips and strategies on exploring the wild side". The Seattle Times. Retrieved October 9, 2009. 
  3. ^ Judd, Ron (January 14, 1999). "Winter Olympics -- Wild, sweeping splendor lies in wait". The Seattle Times. Retrieved October 9, 2009. It often serves as a base camp for steelhead anglers and other winter recreators. 
  4. ^ a b "Bogachiel State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 

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