FAQ - Hagg Lake
A. Yes,animals are allowed at Hagg Lake Park, but please refer all questions to animal control.
A. Yes, boats are available for rent at Hagg Lake Park. Please contact Lunch Express and Boat Rental at (503) 927-5489.
A. No, Hagg Lake Park does not contain any "developed" recreational facilities such as softball fields or playground equipment at this time.
A. Washington County does not directly offer recreational equipment for rent at Hagg Lake Park.
A. Hagg Lake Park is located 25 mile southwest of Portland (near Forest Grove). The physical address to the Park is 50250 SW Scoggins Valley Road, Gaston, OR 97119.
A. For Hagg Lake Park site availability, description of the various (4) facilities offered, and price estimates, simply call (503) 359-5732, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (closed during the lunch hour - noon to 1:00)
Reservation applications should be sent to: Washington County Parks Services 169 N. First Avenue Hillsboro, OR 97124, Attention: Park Reservations, Mail Stop #42.
A. Water quality is tested weekly at Hagg Lake in search of any harmful contaminates. Water samples from three (3) separate locations at the Lake are sent to the Oregon Health Division Center for Public Health Laboratories. We are happy to report that the levels of contaminates in the water are very low and do not pose a health threat to recreational users of the Lake. Please check out the following website for tips on Healthy Swimming: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/.
A. Season passes for Hagg Lake Park are sold in the following increments:
Vehicle/Boat Passes -- $55.00
Senior Citizen & Veteran Passes -- $35.00 (Vehicle or Boat)
Second Pass -- $20.00
Season passes are vehicle specific and may not be transferred between multiple vehicles. A second pass option is available at a reduced rate for a second vehicle for the same patron. All passes must be properly displayed in your vehicle at all times to avoid a citation while in the Park during the operating season.
A. Prices at Hagg Lake Park vary according to your requirements and the purpose of your reservation. Please contact (503) 359-5732 for assistance.
General reservations require a refundable security deposit, plus a non-refundable reservation fee, based on the site selected and the number of people in your group.
Special Use Event Reservations (i.e. - commercial film shoots, large scale events) require a refundable security deposit, a non-refundable reservation fee, and additional charges based on the event.
A. Daily passes for Hagg Lake Park are only sold at the park entrance Ranger Station located at Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake. Credit cards are accepted. There are no retail outlet sales available for day passes. There is also an automated machine, at the Ranger Station, where you may purchase day passes when an attendant does not occupy the Ranger Station. Daily passes are sold in the following increments
Vehicle/Boat -- $6.00
Senior Citizen or Veteran Pass -- $4.00
All passes must be properly displayed in your vehicle at all times to avoid a citation while in the Park during the operating season.
A. Yes, alcohol is allowed in Hagg Lake Park.
Please check with the Parks Supervisor for the particulars. You are responsible for yourself and your guests when alcohol is involved.
The Park is patrolled by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Oregon State Police, and by Park Rangers.
Catered events, where an alcohol server/bartender is preparing and serving drinks, require a permit from the Washington County Health Department.
A. Hagg Lake Park is open sunrise to sunset starting the first Saturday of March through the Sunday before Thanksgiving.
A. Hagg Lake Park has many options and types. Please refer to the Facilities page of the website for more details.
A. The Park Advisory Board is comprised of community members that provide advice on the maintenance, operations, and capital development needs of Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake. Traditionally, members are appointed from all Commissioner districts.
For more information, or to download an application, please visit the Boards and Commissions site.
A. Hagg Lake Park boasts a wide variety of outdoor activities. Please refer to the Activities page of the website for a detailed list.
A. The Hagg Lake Park is especially well suited towards water sports activities. Please refer to the Activities page of the website for a more detailed listing.
A. Hagg Lake season passes and brochures are available at the following locations:
Hillsboro Hanks #2 - Photo Counter, 661 SE Baseline, Hillsboro, OR 97124 (503) 648-5122
Lake Stop Store, 8015 SW Old Hwy 47, Gaston, OR 97116 (503) 357-4270
The Ranger Station at Hagg Lake also sells season passes and offers brochures. The Ranger Station operates from opening weekend, the first Saturday in March, through end of season, the Sunday prior to Thanksgiving in November.
A. Cell phone coverage is spotty at Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake. There are pay phones located at both Boat Ramp A and Boat Ramp C. The Lakestop store also has a pay phone.
Washington County operates and maintains three parks within its boundaries.
Metzger Park Local Improvement District, located at 8400 S.W. Hemlock, Portland, OR 97223
Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake, located at 50250 SW Scoggins Valley Rd. Gaston, OR 97119
Eagle Landing, 1/2 acre canoe & kayak access port on the Tualatin River, located at 26001 SW Rainbow Lane, Hillsboro, OR 97123
General Park information on County operated Parks can be obtained by dialing (503)359-5732 Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (closed during the lunch hour - noon to 1:00).
For information on other Parks within Washington County, please refer to the following listing:
Parks located within the jurisdiction of a city limit - please contact the Parks Department of the city in question (i.e. - City of Forest Grove, City of Hillsboro, etc...) for information. You can find the phone numbers in the blue pages of your local phone directories.
Parks located outside the city limits within Washington County, other than Metzger Park or Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake, please contact the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District at (503) 645-6433.
Information on park reservations for Metzger Park and Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake can be obtained by dialing the Parks Group at (503) 359-5732 Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (closed during the lunch hour - noon to 1:00).
The direct dial number for the Park Headquarters of Scoggins Valley Park/Henry Hagg Lake is (503) 359-5732 Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (closed durning the lunch hour noon - 1:00). The Parks Manager and Rangers may be reached at this number as well.