Bogachiel State Park - Washington

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Park overview:

Bogachiel State Park is a thickly forested 123-acre camping park on the banks of the Bogachiel River. It is remotely located on the northwestern tip of Washington state.

The park is open year round for camping and day use. Some campsites are closed in winter.

Campsite Information:

The campground offers 36 standard sites, six sites with power and water, one dump station and two restroom buildings with showers (main campground restroom includes ADA-accessible restrooms/showers). One kitchen shelter without electricity is available to campers.

The park accommodates RVs and combinations of 40 feet or less in length. All campsites are first come, first served.

Group Accommodations:

The park has one group camp for tents. It provides a covered shelter plus two sheltered and two unsheltered picnic tables. The camp accommodates 16 to 20 people. Fees vary with size of the group.

Maximum eight people per campsite.

Extra vehicles must be parked in designated campsite or extra vehicle parking spaces.

Driving Directions

Located six miles south of Forks, Wash., on the northwest tip of the state in Clallam County.

Park address:

185983 Highway 101, Forks, WA 98331

From Forks:

Take Hwy. 101 south six miles to park entrance on right.

Park Features

"It isn't the end of the world, but you can see it from there." So goes a popular Northwest saying about this vicinity. The remote park, located on the tip of the Hoh Rainforest, abounds in lush vegetation.

History

The park was established in 1931. Due to a lack of funds, State Parks entered into an agreement with the Bogachiel Commercial Club and the Forks Chamber of Commerce to jointly operate and manage the area as a public park. State Parks began staffing the park in 1961.

Activities

1 mi. Hiking Trails - Bird Watching - Wildlife Viewing

Events

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Picnic and Day-use Facilities

The park provides six picnic tables in the day-use area on a first-come, first-served basis. A restroom is nearby.

Wildlife

Deer or Elk, Crows or Ravens, Eagles, Salmon, Steelhead

Environmental Features

The park is situated on the tip of the Hoh Rainforest. Lush rainforest terrain is formed from the dense rainfall (140-160 inches per year) that occurs in this region.

Cedar, Douglas Fir, Hemlock, Alder, Berries, Ferns, Moss or Lichens

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