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Parks Projects

Planning the Future of Washington County’s Parks Washington County Parks manages over 2500 acres of park land in unincorporated areas of the county and offers a variety of outdoor recreation facilities and amenities. As Washington County continues to grow and diversify, so does the public’s recreation needs. We’re planning for the future and invite you to participate in helping shape new facilities and amenities. The Projects Washington County Parks is currently developing concept plans for three new facilities. Campground at Scoggins Valley Park Washington County Parks manages the 2500-…

Recreation Survey

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

  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. Read important details to ensure an enjoyable concert experience. Concerts are family-friendly! Activities for kids provided by our friends at Forest Grove Parks & Rec and the Forest Grove Public Library A big thanks for our Supporting Sponsor ... and our Community Sponsor  For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to partner with Centro Cultural's "Las…

New Mural at Eagle Point

Catch the New Mural at Eagle Point Looking for a new perspective? Check out Hagg Lake’s newest mural “Above and Below” at Eagle Point Recreation Area. Painted by local artist, Raziah Roshan, the scene features a split view of a rainbow trout underwater, and a blue heron, drifting on the waters above. The new artwork wraps around the restroom facility at this recreation area popular with anglers, boaters, and local herons. The mural is the third public art project for Washington County Parks at Hagg Lake. “As a public art advocate, it’s been thrilling to bring these projects to fruition at…

StoryWalk at Hagg Lake

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,…

Hagg Lake Trail Map

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

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 Cheers to our partners! Thank you for your support. Get Hooked Rods and Reels in Need Kayak Fishing Northwest…

Scoggins Dam Project

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

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

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!