The modification to "Wallula" is similar to the name "Walla Walla" – found nearby – meaning "fall after fall" or "small, rapid river.". [4] Some water from the lake is used by Clean Water Services to augment the flow of the Tualatin River during the summer months to reduce the temperature and improve water quality. [4] It is located about 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Forest Grove. The lake shares a name with the unincorporated community in Linn County where it's situated. The reservoir created by the Round Butte Dam (see top photo) was named for Billy Chinook, a nominal chief of The Dalles band of Wascos, and a signer of the "Treaty With the Tribes of Middle Oregon" in 1855. 7:26 am. One of the largest mountain lakes in Oregon, Waldo Lake was named for Judge John B. Waldo, who recreated in the area.

The park also has an 18-hole disc golf course. watching. ", Found in the hills of the Columbia River Gorge, Wahtum Lake was named by H.D. While on the expedition, Settle found the lake. biking trails, and observation decks for wildlife and bird watching. A Bureau of Reclamation dam on Scoggins Creek creates the 1100 acre reservoir used to store water for irrigation and municipal use, and provide flood control on the Tualatin River. Here are 12 places to stay cool in the Pacific Northwest this season. The address of the Park is 50250 SW Scoggins Valley Road, Gaston, OR 97119. Since the creation of Henry Hagg Lake in the mid-1970s, Washington County and the Bureau of Reclamation, have shared a commitment to make the Park user-friendly to every visitor. Where to stay cool: Summer heat getting you down? October Wind Portland-Hillsboro Airport (13 miles) 2020 September October. Hagg Lake is already a summertime water source for Hillsboro residents. The trail tread can be very slick and muddy in places during the wet seasons, so boots rather than tennis shoes are the recommended … One of the largest lakes in southern Oregon, Summer Lake was named by Capt. I didn’t include every Oregon lake here, but opted for the biggest and the ones with more interesting histories. Next forecast at approx. The name is for the dense stand of timber nearby. For information on the Park call 503-846-7000. The contrast was so great that he named the ridge Winter Ridge and the lake Summer Lake. Cass, Penny L., and J. Ronald Miner. Parley's father, Alonson Foster, also built a saw mill there in 1890. [4] Other users include four cities and the Tualatin Valley Water District.[4]. Reclamation,  have shared a commitment to

It's used in other places around the Pacific Northwest, usually to indicate a lack of some of the pioneers' needs in that area. The reservoir created by the Scoggins Dam in Washington County was named for Henry Hagg, a prominent dairyman and county official who died in 1971. The Tualatin Joint Project team hosted a barbeque and area tours at Hagg Lake on September 5, 2019. Nursery products and grass seed, along with berries and tree fruits, now account for the majority of agricultural products produced in the area.

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Henry Hagg Lake. 3 / 340ft. To compile this list, I used the MacArthurs’ “Oregon Geographic Names,” sixth edition. Check out past stories on the names of: mountains of Oregon, rivers of Oregon, Cascade Mountains, waterfalls of the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon's 36 counties. The reservoir was named in honor of Henry Hagg, an Oregon dairy farmer who was active in local agricultural committees during the first half of the twentieth century.

Henry Hagg? Recent seismic issues have … Henry Hagg was a local dairy farmer of the early 20th century who was also active in promoting the interests of agriculture in Washington County. To satisfy this need, Henry Hagg Lake was created in 1974 behind an earthfill dam on Scoggins Creek. The lake also provides recreational opportunities, including trout fishing, swimming, and boating and several picnic areas and hiking trails. The lake was first called Pengra Lake, for railroad pioneer B.J. This page was last modified on 5 March 2020, at 18:44. Atlas of Oregon Lakes. Hagg Lake is an example of a lake that used to have some really outstanding trout fishing, planted rainbows and native cutts. Natives called it Newapkshi and trappers called it Pit Lake, but pioneers named the southern Oregon lake after the huge number of wild geese that frequented the area. Suttle Lake is a corruption of the name that has nonetheless stuck over time. Then someone dumped in bass, yellow perch, and a host of other sunfish. Hagg Lake/Sain Scoggins Uploaded By: gwillim Hole #2 (Taken 4/2009) 4 / 480ft. Billy Chinook? [3] The lake and creek are part of the Tualatin River’s watershed in the Tualatin Valley.