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Oregon Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 14:00
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Community-supported since 1888, the Oregon Zoo is a world leader in animal welfare and conservation, connecting more than 1.6 million visitors with the world of wildlife every year.
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4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2799
+1 503-226-1561
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are in the northwest for the holidays. It was wonderful to see the zoo decked out in Christmas lights after hours. There were a lot to see and even carolers. The train is $5 more. We even got to see the live elephants eating

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenny M
Reviewed yesterday

I am not a fan of zoo's but I had some time on my hands and decided to go. It was well worth my time. It's a beautiful zoo. I loved the elephant habitat. They were so well cared for.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suanstoutenburgh
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Zoo was clean and pretty areas in between exhibits to walk- Currently lots of areas under construction and animals not on exhibit. I have been to smaller city zoos that offered a lot more diversity of animals. Even the insect display had hardly anything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank siegrev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with some other photography friends and all had a stunning time! It's a great place to bring the kids, ride the train or stroll along at your leisure. Fun photo ops, treats and of course souvenirs. It's a Holiday must!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Penny S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately half of the exhibits were closed because they are expanding. The lions, tigers, rhinos, elephants, polar bears, painted dogs and more were not available. It was nice to wander around and the zoo itself is beautiful. What animals were available were up close and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank asirenscall12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good place to go with your children or alone. A good walk in middle of very well kept animals in an excellent environment. There are now remodelling and adding more things to visit and enjoy. Good store. Good parking. Perhaps they have to add...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the good ones. Humane, naturalistic enclosures for the animals, a staff who cares, easy navigation through the entire experience, and a sense of wonder and awe at the splendor of creation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markquixotic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a spontaneous morning trip to the zoo and were pleasantly surprised! The various exhibits appear to have been built into and using the natural landscape of the area, which was refreshing. Certain areas of the zoo were crowded, but that’s to be expected....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank starsreminisce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my trip I was fortunate upon researching that a free entry was being offered at Zoo in Beaverton / Portland border I guess you would say .Anyway, was fascinating to see Black bear , lions and giraffes in person. The kids loved it. Zoo...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Odyssey11112982441
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a very cold Saturday in mid-November. Dress warm if you go then! Lots of the animals were active and moving about. Got to see cheetahs and mountain lions up close! The elephant show was really good, don't miss it! Food in the zoo...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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2 December 2018|
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Response from Havaki | Reviewed this property |
We visited just before sunset and we saw very little animals. Funny enough not more than one animal of a kind.
28 October 2018|
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Response from fishnwmn | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what we paid. It is done electronically and Bob paid for the parking.
18 September 2018|
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Response from N3208KKstephens | Reviewed this property |
No, parking is not free