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Recreation Survey

05/17/2024

The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) is conducting a recreation survey for Scoggins Valley Park/Hagg Lake in order to evaluate and improve recreation services provided to the public. Please take a few minutes to share your experience visiting the lake -- COMPLETE SURVEY. Thank you! Hagg Lake is owned by the BOR and operated by Washington County.

Summer Concert Series

05/10/2024

  Washington County Parks is excited to announce the 2024 Summer Concert Series lineup! Saturday, July 13 - Nate Botsford Saturday, August 3 - Rockit Radio Community concerts are free and open to the public Concerts are family-friendly! Activities for kids provided by our friends at Forest Grove Parks & Rec A big thanks for our Supporting Sponsor   and our Community Sponsor BECOME A SPONSPOR! Are you a community-minded business looking to support live-music and parks, we want to talk to you! Please contact Elise Wahl, 971-371-6406 or elise_wahl@washingtoncountyor.gov to…

StoryWalk at Hagg Lake

04/26/2024

Our Spring/Summer 2024 StoryWalk® is here! A StoryWalk® is a hike in a natural area that features the pages of a storybook mounted along the trail. Currently, Washington County Parks is featuring the picture book Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years. Beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty helps Earth tell her story, and award-winning illustrator David Litchfield brings the words to life.  The half-mile hike begins at the trailhead of Cedar Grove (#32), and is a family-friendly activity for all ages. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in…

Hagg Lake Trail Map

03/08/2024

Want to explore nearly 14 miles of trails around Hagg Lake? Check out our handy trails map to plan your next adventure. To download a printable map, click here.  

Fishing Tournament

02/09/2024

On Your Mark, Get Set, Fish! We are thrilled for to welcome the community to our second annual Hagg Lake Fishing Tourney on Saturday, May 4. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Join us as a spectator. Event FAQs & Tournament Rules A BIG Thank You to our prize sponsors: Trout Tickler Tackle, Next Adventure and Shakebu Fishing Club. Sponsorship Opportunities Contact Elise Wahl to learn how you can get involved, 971-371-6406 or elise_wahl@washingtoncountyor.gov. Cheers to our partners! Thank you for your support.Get HookedRods and Reels in NeedKayak Fishing NorthwestOregon Department of Fish &…

Scoggins Dam Project

02/06/2024

The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBOR) is undergoing a project to fortify the Scoggins Dam at Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake to make it better able to withstand a major seismic event. There is broad understanding of the need for this work and we support it. This project will impact recreation at the lake. We need the USBOR to mitigate or avoid project consequences on recreation. The USBOR has issued a draft of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and are accepting comments on it until February 26, 2024. As the project is going to have real impacts to recreation at Scoggins…

Recreation Activities

01/26/2024

You can now view and register for programs through our AcitveNet site! Click here to view our full list of offerings.

Metzger Park Egg Hunt

01/20/2024

Washington County Parks in partnership with the Metzger Park Local Improvement District Advisory Board is excited to host an Egg Hunt at Metzger Park! Saturday, March 30, starting at 10 am This event is open to the Metzger community. The egg hunt is intended for children 12 and under. Bring your basket. Come out to meet your neighbors, and enjoy this fun, community event. The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance!  

StoryWalk

11/02/2023

Our Fall/Winter StoryWalk® is here! A StoryWalk® is a hike in a natural area that features the pages of a storybook mounted along the trail. Currently, Washington County Parks is featuring the picture book We Are Water Protectors. Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, the story issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption—a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.    Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal. #1 New York Times Bestseller. The half-mile hike begins at…

Fall Activities at Hagg Lake

10/26/2023

It's officially fall in the PNW, and a beautiful time to visit Hagg Lake. We are open 365 days a year, sunrise to sunset, and our 2,500 acre park offers activities for explorers of all-levels. Bike or hike the trails With nearly 14 miles of trails around the lake, there's plenty to explore for adventurers of all ages. Whether you're interested in looping the lake on our paved bike lane or mountain biking on our dirt trails, we have two Fix-It bike stations for your convenience at Fee Booth, Fender's Blue, and C-Ramp.  You can also explore on your own two feet and admire the creeks…