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Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Fogarty Creek SRA 1 - Oregon.jpg
View of Fogarty Creek, the US Highway 101 overpass, and the Pacific Ocean
Type Public, state
Location Lincoln County, Oregon
Nearest city Lincoln City
Area 165.08 acres (66.81 ha)
Created 1950s
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

History

Fogarty Creek SRA 2 - Oregon
The beach

The park was established in the 1950s, assembled through purchase and donation of land acquired between 1954 and 1978. The park and the creek were named after John Fogarty, a former judge in Lincoln County.

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