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Washington Park

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“rose garden”(437 reviews)
“japanese garden”(378 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 6 days ago

My favorite spot in Portland, and a great way to get away from the city without actually having to leave. The Rose and Japanese Gardens are great, but personally I prefer to explore the multitude of hiking paths that link up to Hoyt Arboretum, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BaoBao99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful rose garden and shop. There are tennis courts and paths throughout the park. I love the stone buildings and statues!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank trishna31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through in mid-November is stunning when the leaves are yellow in the sun. Lots of neat hiking trails. Plenty of activities within the park. One of the best places to go in Portland.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Velvet_Rain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great area to go hiking on a path made for you by the Multnomah Athletic Club which is just down the hill from it on Salmon Street adjacent to Lincoln High School. It is one of the largest inner city parks in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sexybaby7399
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Washington Park is definitely worth a trip! The rose gardens, Japanese Gardens, and trails are all so wonderful all in one location!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GTworld2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful large green area not far front from The centre of Portland. So easy to get to via the great tram system and a shuttle bus around it. Lovely.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee B
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Very peaceful and worth coming to. The key is to take your time and not LOOK for something, just enjoy walking among the greenery and smelling and listening.....to what? The quietness.....very nice in amongst a concrete city. Would be nice to live close by and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PeterW88888
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This was a stunning park. So lush and dense and yet so close to the center of Portland. A word of warning. When the shuttle is not running you really need to have a car in order to fully enjoy this park. It's not easily...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ricci_N_Max
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Nice walk, brilliant foliage, easy uphill/downhill, well connected (shuttle bus), Rose Garden, Japanese Garden, Memorials, Gift Shop. Marked trails plus maps all over. Cycling also possible

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mathias M
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Enjoyed our day at Washington Park! Beautiful park, especially loved the fall colors in the Japanese Garden!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LKV2013
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9 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
26 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