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General Information

Description - This state park covers 123 acres with 2,800 feet of freshwater shoreline frontage along the Bogachiel River. One-half mile of paved asphalt road and 1/2 mile of foot trails provide access to the park.

Camping facilities in the park include 34 standard campsites, six utility sites and two primitive sites. There are two comfort stations, two shelters and an Adirondack shelter. A day use area with six picnic sites and a community kitchen is served by the campground comfort stations.

Recreation - Activities enjoyed in the park include fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking and rafting on the Bogachiel River.

Climate - The climate in this area is influenced by the Olympic Mountains. It is generally a marine climate, but with lower temperatures and higher precipitation than areas surrounded by water.

Winters are cool and cloudy with rain and some snow. Maximum winter temperatures are in the mid 40s with minimum temperatures in the low to mid 30s. Summers are warm and relatively dry with maximum and minimum temperatures in the low 70s and mid 40s, respectively. This area averages 119 inches of precipitation per year.

Location - Bogachiel State Park is located six miles south of Forks, on both sides of Highway 101.


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Filed By: steven D
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Not Recommended
Report: nice park pushy ranger put his big nose 2 cents in and said dog needs to be on leash cause of cougars!!! camp sites and cougars dont mix!!! Why are there campsites here?

Filed By: kim (silverdale, wa)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: nice lttle campground if you don't mind a little rain. road noise from trucks can be annoying at times but other than that we had a nice relaxing visit. the kids really enjoyed the trails in park and surrounding area.


More Information

Contact Information:
Bogachiel State Park, 185983 Highway 101 , Forks, WA, 98331, Phone: 360-374-6356

Additional Information:
Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas - The vast and roadless Olympic National Park combined with Olympic National Forest, totals more than 2 million acres of protected nature. Ecological and geological extremes coexist in close proximity. Whether you're equipped to scale the sharpest peak, or simply seek the peace of a groomed path to a waterfall in the forest, you must explore it for yourself.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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