Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area

Park History

Acquired from various private owners by purchase and gift between 1954 and 1978. The park and stream are named for John Fogarty, a past judge of Lincoln County. A native of Ireland, John Fogarty came to Oregon about 1875 and settled in the Yaquina Bay area in 1884. He served as city councilman, county commissioner and judge.

Acreage: 165.08

Annual day-use attendance: 243,650

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