Bogachiel State Park

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Bogachiel State Park
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Map showing the location of Bogachiel State Park
Map showing the location of Bogachiel State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationClallam County, Washington, United States
Nearest cityForks, Washington
Coordinates47°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]
Area127 acres (51 ha)
Elevation348 ft (106 m)[1]
DesignationWashington state park
Established1931
AdministratorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteBogachiel State Park

Bogachiel State Park is a public recreation area covering 127 acres (51 ha) on the Bogachiel River four miles (6.4 km) south of the city of Forks on Highway 101 in Clallam County, Washington. The state park was established in 1931, with initial management and development performed under the auspices of the Bogachiel Improvement Club and Forks Chamber of Commerce.[2] State staffing began in 1961.[3] The park has facilities for picnicking, camping, and hiking.[2][4][5]

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  1. ^ a b "Bogachiel State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Bogachiel State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "Bogachiel State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Archived from the original on January 6, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  4. ^ Jackson, Kristin (June 30, 1996). "Olympic Peninsula - If You Go -- Some tips and strategies on exploring the wild side". Seattle Times. Retrieved October 9, 2009.
  5. ^ Judd, Ron (January 14, 1999). "Winter Olympics -- Wild, sweeping splendor lies in wait". Seattle Times. Retrieved October 9, 2009. It often serves as a base camp for steelhead anglers and other winter recreators.

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