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Fall Clean-Up with SOLVE


We are partnering with SOLVE for an annual fall clean-up event at Hagg Lake.  KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: When: Saturday, September 17, 2022, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Advanced Registration Recommended: Pre-registration will speed up event check-in. REGISTER HERE! Meeting Location: Meet at Henry Hagg Lake, C-Ramp Recreation Area. Google Map:  What to Bring: If you bring personal belongings please bring a backpack so you can pick up trash hands-free. Dress for the weather, wear closed-toed shoes, and long pants. Be prepared for the variable Oregon weather. Also bring…

Swim Workshops at Hagg Lake


Washington County Parks is excited to partner with WaterStrong Initiative, along with Beaverton Hoop YMCA, Metro and Black Swimming Initiative to provide three Eco-Swim Workshops at Hagg Lake. The free, one-hour workshops will be held on Mondays at C-Ramp. Participants can sign up for either of the following dates, Aug. 15, 22, 29 from 7 – 8 pm. To l sign up (to participate or volunteer) visit    

New Heron Mural at Hagg Lake


Washington County Parks unveils a new mural at Scoggins Valley Park/Hagg Lake. This first public art project for Parks was completed in mid-June and 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 public art to our largest park…

Ask A Ranger Series


In this series of short videos, our Park Rangers address common questions and share helpful facts about our parks. Our YouTube channel features a special Ask A Ranger playlist!  

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.

Summer Concerts at Hagg Lake


  Thank you for joining us for our summer concert series "Live at Hagg Lake". A huge shoutout to our series sponsors:     Please contact Elizabeth Higgins, 971-371-6406 or, to learn how your organization can support this concert series next year!

Park Improvements & Closures


Our teams are working on improvement projects at Scoggins Valley Park/Hagg Lake throughout the month of June. Patrons might experience closures of certain pathways or parking lots; however, boat ramps and supporting facilities will be open and operational. Tuesday, June 14     Fee booth lanes will be closed at park entrance. To purchase a parking pass, please visit our Park Office, 8 am - 4:30 pm, or the ticket machine at C-Ramp. Wednesday, June 15 - Friday, June 17       Scoggins Recreation Area closed for paving.  Thank you for your patience. 

Earth Day Celebrations!


Join us for a week-long celebration of Earth Day at Washington County Parks Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram where we will be sharing Earth Week content! Monday, April 18:  Earth Week Kickoff Check us out on social media as we share Earth Day student posters throughout the day. Download a flyer you can share!  Click here to submit a poster by April 17. Tuesday, April 19 : Fish Selfie Day Share your favorite photos of your prized catches to Facebook and Instagram, and tag #washcoparksor to be featured on our pages. Or send your fish pics directly to…

Call for Local Artists – Mural Project - CLOSED


Washington County Parks is excited to announce an opportunity for a local artist to transform a wall for our Scoggins Valley Outfitters watercraft rental business at Scoggins Valley Park, home of Henry Hagg Lake. The Park averages 1 million visitors each year, and the mural will be located at our busiest recreation area. Scoggins Valley Park is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and operated by Washington County Parks. The 2,500-acre park features two boat-launching facilities, over 14 miles of multi-use trails, an 18-hole disc golf course, and numerous picnic areas. The physical address…

Gather at Metzger Park for Your Event


Metzger Park's Patricia D. Whiting Hall is a popular event space on the eastern side of Washington County. The flexible and cozy rental hall can accommodate up to 175 guests, and is a sought-after destination for gatherings by local groups, for family reunions, and a variety of milestone celebrations. We encourage you to plan early and inquire about events for this spring and summer!  Click here to check out our FAQs about the space. Give us a call at (503) 846-7000 for questions about availability.