Bridgeport State Park

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Bridgeport State Park
Bridgeport State Park, June 2015.jpg
Map showing the location of Bridgeport State Park
Map showing the location of Bridgeport State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationOkanogan County, Washington, United States
Coordinates48°00′51″N 119°36′34″W / 48.01417°N 119.60944°W / 48.01417; -119.60944Coordinates: 48°00′51″N 119°36′34″W / 48.01417°N 119.60944°W / 48.01417; -119.60944[1]
Area622 acres (252 ha)
Elevation994 ft (303 m)[1]
DesignationWashington state park
Established1955
AdministratorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteBridgeport State Park

Bridgeport State Park is a public recreation area located two miles east of Bridgeport, Washington, on the north shore of Rufus Woods Lake, the Columbia River reservoir created by the Chief Joseph Dam.[2] The state park was built through a partnership between Washington State Parks and the Army Corps of Engineers after completion of the dam in 1955.[3] The park's 25-year lease was renewed in 1990 and again in 2015.[4] The park covers 622 acres (252 ha) which include 7,500 feet (2,300 m) of shoreline, camping areas, four miles (6.4 km) of hiking trails, and facilities for boating, fishing, swimming, and golf.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bridgeport State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Bridgeport State Park". U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "State considers future of Bridgeport park". Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle. March 18, 2014. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  4. ^ "Commission seeks new lease". Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle. April 22, 2014. Retrieved November 5, 2018.
  5. ^ "Bridgeport State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 17, 2016.

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