Bogachiel State Park is a thickly forested 123-acre camping park on the banks of the Bogachiel River. "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 of Washington state, abounds in lush vegetation.
Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
The park provides three picnic tables in the upper day-use area. The lower day-use area has a kitchen shelter with electricity, lighting, a large grill, and three parking spots, all on a first-come, first-served basis. A restroom is nearby.
1 mile of hiking trail
Other Activities & Features
During mid summer visitors have been known to float the small section of river at the park.
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The campground offers 26 standard sites, six sites with power and water, one ADA, two hiker - biker sites, one dump station, and two restroom buildings with showers. Main campground restroom includes ADA accessible restrooms and showers. The park accommodates RVs and combinations of 40 feet or less in length. All campsites are first come, first served.
The park has one group camp for tents. It provides a covered shelter and two sheltered picnic tables. The camp accommodates 16 to 20 people.
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.