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Washington Park

1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2658
+1 503-823-2538
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This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a large Japanese garden and a zoo. For information on free shuttles, attraction admission hours and pricing within the park, and maps, visit our website.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (310 reviews)
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1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2658
+1 503-823-2538
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Washington Park to the rose gardens. They were absolutely loved it! The Japanese Gardens were lovely. We also drove to the Pittock Mansion. It a wonderful place to walk or jog.

Thank delightedwithfood
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't know what to expect, but this park has several sights worth seeing - the Rose garden, the Japanese garden, the Holocaust Memeorial, the zoo, hiking trails. It has a free shuttle that takes you around the park and it's in a beautiful setting.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had finished our visit in the rose garden. Our hotel van had instructed us on how to exit the park and head into shopping at the 23rd street shopping area. We "caught" the shuttle service in the rose garden parking area. Our driver was...More

Thank DK B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this park is the variety of gardens and walking paths - go from the Rose Test Garden to the Japanese Garden and then take a meandering stroll past the Holocaust Memorial and the statue of Sacagewa and the obelisk to Lewis...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our small kiddos and were able to spend all day in the park! Parking is a little tricky but this area has so much stuff to do and it really is for families which was awesome! It was so beautiful, like being on...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the train to Washington Park, went up the elevator and arrived adjacent to the Zoo. Public transportation is excellent in Portland. The Park has a free shuttle service that takes you to various parts of the park. We visited the Rose Garden &...More

Thank michaelkT1957ZO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...you will fall in love with washington park, especially on a hot summer's day. but even if it rains, the rich vegetation fragrances will make the visit worthwhile.

Thank mike g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Japanese garden originally but spent time in the park too. It was an excellent day out, not to be missed. We used the free shuttle bus, which was great, the drivers were very helpful and welcoming. A beautiful part of the...More

Thank GAG1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has a variety of activities from the gardens to picnic areas and hiking. My boys liked the playground the most. The playground is shaded and has plenty of seating for parents.

Thank F00d13MN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a magnificent visit to Washington Park. The Japanese Gardens were the highlight of our visit and luckily we caught it on an overcast day which made it extra pleasant as we don't like walking around in the sun. Highly recommend.

Thank John L
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Sandy H
17 August 2017|
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Response from SeasonedFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is the zoo. Washington Park has the rose garden, a Japanese garden, the zoo and some hiking trails.
Peter H
25 July 2017|
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Response from damoroz | Reviewed this property |
Max red drops you off below it, take elevator to the top nd you will be smack dab in the middle of the entrances for zoo, children's museum and trolley tour pick up
16 July 2016|
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Response from ArtLover81 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The park is huge and the Zoo is on the opposite end from the Gardens. You could walk it if you felt spry, but I would suggest driving since you have your children with you. They have several places to park in and... More