Fernhill Wetlands

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

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.

No Dogs: Fernhill is for wildlife, so please do not bring pets.

Trails: Some trails are ADA. Bikes are not allowed on the trails, so please use the bike racks.

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In The News

Save the Date: August 22 will be the 4th Annual Birds and Brew Festival! Schedule and details to be announced soon!

Making Way for Purification at Fernhill Wetlands

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)

The Different Dispositions of Fern Hill Road

Peaceful in sunny days, raging in flood waters, video. (The Oregonian, 2/10/15) 

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