Clean water, naturally
Fernhill Wetlands is part of more than 700 acres in Forest Grove owned by Clean Water Services and managed in partnership with the City of Forest Grove and Fernhill Wetlands Council. It is also a popular destination for birders who come to see rare migratory birds. The wetlands include Fernhill Lake, Cattail Marsh, Eagle Perch Pond and Dabbler's Marsh, accessible to the public by trails.
1399 SW Fern Hill Road, Forest Grove, Oregon, 97117
Notice: Fernhill Wetlands construction will temporarily close some trails.
Directions: Take Highway 47 south out of Forest Grove. Turn left onto Fern Hill Road and continue a quarter mile to the free parking lot on the left.
In The News
Workers dismantling storage/processing facility to make way for expanded pilot program that uses bacteria-covered rock to remove ammonia from water. (Hillsboro Tribune, 3/27/15)
Peaceful in sunny days, raging in flood waters, video. (The Oregonian, 2/10/15)