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Washington Park

Open today: 05:00 - 22:00
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“rose garden”(422 reviews)
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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.
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1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2658
+1 503-823-2538
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Take the MAX train in to the Zoo and admire the animals. Or take the shuttle up the hill to the Japanese and Rose Gardens. (Hint: The Japanese Garden is always gorgeous and awaiting a quiet soul.) Perhaps instead you'd like to go for a...More

Thank Zybeana
Reviewed 2 days ago

Forest bathe amongst the trees and trails; you'll come out of it refreshed and enlivened on every level.

Thank Jasmine I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took MAX to the Park station where the free shuttle was waiting and it makes a loop to all of the main sites within the park and you could actually even get off at stops and hike into the woods.

Thank dbrown46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is amazing, you have many options depending on what you are up to for the day. There’s easy access to the park via train or a car. The work is aprox 5 minutes from downtown Portland. The Rose garden is spectacular ( free...More

Thank Magli G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a lot to see here, for sure - but don't try to walk there from 23rd Street, which looked easy on the map but was definitely NOT! We did, and it was a lot of uphill, no entry BS. Another couple was doing the...More

1  Thank ilive4sun
Reviewed 1 week ago

The stroll through the Rose Garden was nice and relaxing. My family enjoyed the fine weather and beautiful views. Spending the day in Washington Park was great, and the weather cooperated with a fine sunny day.

Thank howardappel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park for kids to play in; the entire park, though, is goregeous and full of great running and walking trails, and fun activities for families.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Head to this park in the "middle" of Portland. Parking is a challenge so if you are a public transport person use that. Biking would be tough for anyone but a Giro di Italia athlete (very steep hills) The Rose Garden is larger than you...More

Thank lskirvin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well done tour by one of the volunteers. Explained the history and the varieties of the types of roses on display. Wheelchair accessible.

Thank Bob7749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an day excursion from downtown Portland on the streetcar directly to Washington Park. P.S. The station there is over 250 feet below gorund. Pretty neat.

Thank Ravens35
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8 October 2017|
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Response from edlexin | Reviewed this property |
No specific bike trails, but there are plenty of bikers on the winding roads through the park. Check out the park map.
Sandy H
17 August 2017|
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Response from skid l | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Plan for some congestion and parking challenges on weekends
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