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Fernhill Wetlands Park

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Great place for walks

Fernhill wetlands is a great place for walks, bird watching and some other wildlife. It's close to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rememberscreenname
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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Beautiful wetland

Many waterfowl migrating through. Views of Mt. Hood. Egrets, heron. Many ducks and geese. Near... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David R
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fernhill wetlands is a great place for walks, bird watching and some other wildlife. It's close to town, enough parking, has easy short and longer trails mostly gravel but has some wheelchair accessible trails. There is a pair of eagles you can see around often...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many waterfowl migrating through. Views of Mt. Hood. Egrets, heron. Many ducks and geese. Near town easy walk around the new wetland areas. Bike path to the wetland.

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expecting a natural wetland but was depressed to find it doubled as a water treatment facility. The rain brought out some awful smells. Nice bird shelters and we did see some birds.

Thank bondimary
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We found this place on tripadvisor. This was on my daughter's list of things to do, as she attends the local college. It appears it is a hidden gem. The walk is an enjoyable Sunday activity. The area closest to the large newly paved parking...More

Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We saw two bald eagles and several other types of birds. We also saw nutria and carp. They have done a great job creating a new habitat for both humans and wildlife to enjoy.

Thank karibloo
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Fernhill wetlands is a really great recovery program for water, nice trails, always plenty of birds and other wildlife to view. Quiet and clean. Be sure to bring binoculars.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Back in September, I took a walk from our hotel and found out about this place. Millions of indigenous plants and seeds were brought in along with boulders, logs and snags to treat waste water naturally with the use of the wetlands. So far, it's...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

It's a great place for a walk and some bird watching. There are lots of marsh and aquatic birds to see.

Thank Le_Calmar
Reviewed 2 April 2018

All I can say is WOW!....Hubby being the avid birder in the family chose this Park - but 2.5 hours later I was completely won over. Lots of water birds, noisy, splashing. The newly installed landscaping was done so perfectly with native plantings - and...More

Thank anita n
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We took a long walk with binoculars on a frosty morning. This is a really fine place and it is being improved.

Thank Mike L
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the picnic area is very large with many tables I don't know if there is a way to reserve.. I would have to try to find out if there is any "management" of that area.. I don't know
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