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
Driving 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.
Transit directions: Ride TriMet's Frequent Service bus line 57 to Pacific Hwy and Maple; walk or bike about a mile south on Maple St, which becomes Fern Hill Road when it crosses TV Hwy. There are sidewalks most of the way.
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.
NEWS & EVENTS
November 3, 7 p.m., at Audubon Society: Fernhill Restoration: How are the birds responding? Presentation by Carol Murdock, Clean Water Services, and Joe Liebezeit, Portland Audubon, at Heron Hall, 5151 NW Cornell Rd., Portland. Free; limited seating; RSVP requested via bit.ly/FERNHILL.
For the love of Fernhill: A water treatment facility but so much more (The Intertwine 6/8/16)