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Address: 4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221
Phone Number: +1 503-226-1561
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Community-supported since 1888, the Oregon Zoo is a world leader in animal...

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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I have been to zoos all over the world and this is a great one. It should be enjoyed at a relaxed pace and there are lots of rest and refreshment stops. Membership fees are more... read more

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LIHUE, KAUAI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to zoos all over the world and this is a great one. It should be enjoyed at a relaxed pace and there are lots of rest and refreshment stops. Membership fees are more than reasonable and a great bargain if you plan on more than one visit a year. Our basic level membership for about $160 a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have never been to a place where these creatures run free and are able to come and go as they please and like us do whatever they feel obligated or free to do only we don't get shot at so on the one part I am happy that they are safe and sad they have to be locked up... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great time at Zoo lights last night with family. Even saw a few animals although most were sleeping. Granddaughter loved the lights, and seeing the Elephants in their new habitat. Great evening for the whole family.

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Coquille, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here while visiting grandkids and enjoyed our visit. The zoo is very well done but the parking lot payment was confusing and we ended up getting a ticket due to inadvertently misunderstanding their system. it put a damper on our enthusiasm for the experience.

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Tillamook, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my grandson to the zoo this summer. We had so much fun The Zoo is beautiful and the animal exhibits wonderful. We spent most of the day just wandering. And of course, the train ride was a kid must--wish it were a bit longer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to see the zoo lights during a family reunion. There were more than 20 of us and we went on the train ride through the zoo. We got to see very creative animal light displays and it was fun and the kids loved it. As you head out the zoo, the tunnel with all the lights made a... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, children and I made the trip up from Springfield to attend the Howl O Ween event this year. My children were not able to trick or treat with their cousins as we have in previous years, so we planned to meet them here in costume. The zoo had a scavenger hunt with numerous different tents set up. When... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is not super big, but I definitely recommend checking up on the elephants family. They are one of the most famous elephant families in the United Stats.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well thought out exhibits. The zoo has great habitat that feel like you are in woods etc. They were turning on the zoo lights throughout the park and it was really pretty

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with six year old twins and their nine year old sister. Many interesting exhibits....especially the elephant area which is very large, well marked, and informative. Strongly recommended for families.

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