Pets allowed
Guided tours
Backcountry camping
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Scoggins Valley Park is actually multiple park areas that are distributed around the shores of Henry Hagg Lake.  Each has its own character, and because they are distributed around the cardinal points of the lake, each will have a different feel depending on the weather and time of day.  The two areas with boat ramps, Recreation Area A on the west bank and Recreation Area C on the east, are the most popular stops.  The smaller picnic areas are a little less used, and they include Elks Picnic area to the south and Scoggins Creek Picnic Area to the north; finally, the Sain Creek Pavillion Area is near Recreation Area C and is ideal for group gatherings. 

Every area offers picnic tables, barbecues, and restrooms.  Areas A and C are larger and offer boat ramps and boat waste disposal systems as well.  Area C on the west bank is by far the most popular area.  Roughly half the area of Henry Hagg Lake is a no-wake zone, and Area C’s ramp enters this portion of the lake, making it a more popular put-in for canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and sailboats. Area A to the west is the ramp for power boats and powered personal watercraft.  Area C also has a pavilion for group gatherings, legions of picnic tables and barbecues for individual parties, and an expansive lawn that gently slopes into the lake.

Other features of the park include a 15-mile hiking and biking trail that leads around the entire lake, a 260-foot pier for fishing out of Area C, and an 18-hole disc golf course.  Area C also has a concession trailer near the boat ramp for snacks and boat rentals.

For park information or to make reservations at any of the group facilities, call 503.846.8715.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)




Parking Pass

Henry Hagg Lake Pass


Close to Portland. Two boat ramps onto Hagg Lake. Road and mountain biking. Day-use picnic areas.


Peak summer crowds.


Flushing toilets
Boat ramp(s)
Mountain biking
Potable water
Picnic tables
Covered picnic areas
Bird watching


Nearby Adventures

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For more information about the black bear and the circumstances in which wildlife officials chose to euthanize the black bear, please read more at
This disgusting park shot dead a baby bear because humans were taking selfies with the animal and feeding it. I have read the article in which they state they had “no other choice”. No other choice? The bear done absolutely nothing wrong you surely as apparent wildlife officials can not blame the fact it had become to friendly with humans on why you made this decision! The poor baby bear done absolutely nothing wrong and the blame is 100% on yourselves!! The proper care should have been taken after all that’s your jobs! Absolutely disgusting you should all be ashamed of yourselves. The people who ordered the shooting and shot the bear should be investigated and sacked. There was many other choices that could have been made the bear hadn’t even shown signs of aggression it even states the baby bear done nothing when approached by them. Absolutely vile place whom shouldn’t be in charge of animals.
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