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StoryWalk at Hagg Lake

12/29/2022

Come out to Hagg Lake for a hike and story!  A StoryWalk® is a hike in a natural area that features the pages of a storybook mounted along the trail. This winter, Washington County Parks will be featuring the picture book "The Hike" by local author Alison Farrell. 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 collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Fall/Winter Hiking Season

12/29/2022

Cooler temperatures and the changing of leaves provide ideal hiking conditions at Hagg Lake. Check out our handy trails map to plan your next adventure. To download a printable map, click here.  

Guided Forest Walk

12/15/2022

Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 10 am REGISTRATION CLOSED! Thanks to the overwhelming response, this walk is full. Event is free. Parking passes required for vehicles. Join us in the New Year for a guided forest walk with Master Naturalist Natalie DaSilva.  Explore and learn about the park's geology, plants, history, and more!  Discover what birds and animals spend the winter here. Walking distance will be approximately 2 miles.  All ages welcome. Meet at the Eagle Point Recreation Area and come prepared with layered clothing, rain gear, sturdy shoes, water, and snacks.  Bring binoculars, if you…

Metzger Park Survey

11/10/2022

Take a moment and provide your feedback for Metzger Park. For details and to take the survey, follow this link or click on the image below.

Fall Clean-Up with SOLVE

09/01/2022

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: https://goo.gl/maps/it8rXDm6KkJbpcti6  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

08/10/2022

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 tinyurl.com/swimhagglake    

New Heron Mural at Hagg Lake

06/22/2022

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

06/10/2022

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!

06/01/2022

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.