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Summer Concerts at Hagg Lake

05/30/2022

  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 elizabeth_higgins@co.washington.or.us, to learn how your organization can support this concert series next year!

Park Improvements & Closures

05/27/2022

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!

03/30/2022

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 parks@co.washington.or.us…

Call for Local Artists – Mural Project - CLOSED

03/01/2022

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

02/27/2022

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.

Winter Activities at Hagg Lake

12/22/2021

It might be cold and rainy, but there's plenty to explore at Scoggins Valley Park. Winter is a quieter time at the lake, and on any given day you will find anglers casting from the shoreline (water levels are on the rise!) and drifting peacefully on the glassy waters. Bikers and hikers can explore the trails that loop the lake, or ride on designated paved bike lane. With the rains, the creeks that feed into the lake are gushing, and plenty of "mini waterfalls" can be spotted on the trail, along with herons, hawks, and ducks. Our covered picnic areas provide a scenic lunch spot, and our disc…

Metzger Park Sport Court

11/28/2021

Thanks to the commitment and enthusiasm of the Metzger Park Local Improvement District Advisory Board, the Metzger Park Sport Court Renovation project was completed in 2021.  The project was funded by a $75,000 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Local Government Grant, Metzger residents (through the Metzger Park Local Improvement District fund), and Washington County Parks.  New features and amenities include: • Rehabilitated the tennis court • New shade structure and bleacher seating • New drinking fountain • New planter beds (that drink up storm water runoff) • New pathway • New…

Marine Patrol @Hagg Lake

10/15/2021

Washington County Sheriff Office Marine Patrol: Working to keep you safe Washington County Parks has a long-standing partnership with the Marine Patrol, a Sheriff’s Patrol Division special team. With 2 full-time positions, and nearly a dozen part-time or fill-in positions, the Marine Patrol promotes safety on shore and on the water. Among the many duties they perform, deputies ensure that each vessel contains life jackets, fire extinguishers, and sound devices. Deputies enforce safe boating practices, proper use of no-wake zones, registrations, and licenses. They also partner with Park…

New and Improved Parking Pass Machines

10/08/2021

Our new, user-friendly fee machines provide Hagg Lake visitors more options and convenience!  During the summer of 2021, new equipment was installed in our drive-thru fee booths, at the entrance of the park, as well as C-Ramp, allowing visitors to quickly and securely purchase their parking passes at several locations.  Day ($7) parking passes are available for purchase at all the machines using a card. The middle fee booth lane also accepts cash payments. To purchase annual ($60) and discount passes (seniors and veterans - $5 and $40), visitors can stop by the Park Office during Monday -…

Fall Activities at Hagg Lake

10/01/2021

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 the 2,500 acre park offers something for all-levels of explorers. Fishing Fun Cooler temperatures and rising water levels make ideal conditions for trout fishing. The lake was last stocked in late September 2021, so there's a good chance you might catch your dinner! For a complete stocking schedule, visit the ODFW site. Explore our Trails With over 14 miles of trails around the lake, there's plenty to explore for adventurers of all ages. Whether you're…