FAQ - Hagg Lake

Hagg Lake

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Are animals (pets) allowed at Hagg Lake Park?

A. Yes,animals are allowed at Hagg Lake Park, but please refer all questions to animal control.

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Are boats available for rent within Hagg Lake Park?

A. Boat rental vendor coming soon.

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Are there softball fields, playground equipment, etc. available at Hagg Lake Park?

A. Unfortunately not at this time, however, we are happy to say these amenities (and much more) for Hagg Lake Park are coming soon.

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Can we rent recreational equipment at Hagg Lake Park?

A. Washington County does not directly offer recreational equipment for rent at Hagg Lake Park. Boat vendor TBD and coming soon.

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How do I get to 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.

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How do I make a reservation for Hagg Lake Park?

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, Attention Park Reservations, 50250 SW Scoggins Valley Road, Gaston, OR 97119

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How is the water quality for swimming at Hagg Lake?

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/.

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How much are the Season Passes at Hagg Lake Park?

A. Season passes for Hagg Lake are sold in the following increments:
Vehicle/Boat Passes -- $55.00
Senior Citizen (55+) & Veteran Passes -- $35.00
Season passes are good for one vehicle at a time but are transferable between same family vehicles.

Season Passes should be attached to the driver's side windshield or at least visible on the driver's side of vehicle dash at all time.

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How much does it cost for general and special use reservations at Hagg Lake Park?

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 of $125, plus a non-refundable reservation fee, based on the site selected $280 for covered pavilion - $180 for open air spot.
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.

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How much is a Daily Pass for Hagg Lake Park?

A. Daily passes for Hagg Lake 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 park entrance Ranger Station, where you may purchase a $6.00 day passes when an attendant does not occupy the Ranger Station. Daily passes are sold in the following increments through the park entrance Ranger Station Attendant
Vehicle/Boat -- $6.00
Senior Citizen (55+)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.

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Is alcohol allowed in Hagg Lake Park?

A. Yes, alcohol is allowed in Hagg Lake Park.
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.

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What are the Park hours at Hagg Lake?

A. Hagg Lake is open during daylight hours. 

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What facilities does Hagg Lake Park have to offer?

A. Hagg Lake Park has many options and types. Please refer to the Facilities page of the website for more details or call the park office at 503-359-5732 for more information.

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What is a Park Advisory Board?

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.

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What other activities are available at Hagg Lake?

A. Hagg Lake Park boasts a wide variety of outdoor activities. Please refer to the Activities page of the website for a detailed list.

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What recreational activities are allowed at Hagg Lake Park?

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.

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Where can I get a Season Pass or Hagg Lake Park brochure?

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 park entrance Ranger Station and park office located at Hagg Lake also sells season passes and offers brochures. Please feel free to contact the park office for more information (503) 359-5732.

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Will my cell phone work at Hagg Lake Park?

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.

Parks

Q.
Is there a phone information line for all 3 Washington County Parks?

A. Yes.
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).

Q.
Is there a phone information line for Washington County Park Reservations?

A. Yes.
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).