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New Heron Mural at Hagg Lake

Washington County Parks unveils a new mural at Scoggins Valley Park/Hagg Lake. The Hagg Lake Heron is the first public art project for Parks, and was completed in June 2022. It depicts a blue heron in flight. Local artist, Liam McLaughlin of Forest Grove, painted the mural located at Scoggins Valley Outfitters, the kayak/SUP board rental operation at the C-Ramp Recreation Area. “My love for nature and the outdoors is a central component to my artistic work,” says McLaughlin, who has been living in Forest Grove since 2007 and visits the lake often with his family. “We are thrilled to bring…

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Scoggins Valley Outfitters is Open!

We're excited to re-open our Scoggins Valley Outfitters operations for the upcoming summer season! We have kayak and SUP board rentals every weekend from May 28 - September 5 from 10:30 am - 8 pm at C-Ramp. Plus, we'll be open on the following holiday Mondays: Memorial Day, May 30 4th of July Labor Day, September 5  For details, including prices and age restrictions, visit our rentals page.