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Washington Park

Open Now: 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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We visited the Japanese Gardens (high admission) and rose garden (free) by taking a ride share car from our hotel within 2 miles. It’s a beautiful area, but I felt the price of admission to the Japanese Gardens was a bit expensive. My family of...More

Thank babycub2005
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Park is an expansive, cool, and leafy world - but as one explores it it reveals a diverse range of more focused experiences - the Zoo, interesting houses, the childrens museum, Viet Nam Memorial and Holocaust Memorial gardens, rose gardens, tennis courts and the...More

Thank 479David
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Rose Garden was in full bloom in October. Beautiful! The Japanese Garden is beautiful as well. Be sure you like to climb up stairs and steep slopes. Take the Trimet to Washington Park

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was so lucky. This visit it wasn't raining (a miracle). IMHO, this is well worth a visit. Of course parks aren't for everyone, but hey, you're here and its pretty. Why not?

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely any time of year as the foliage keeps changing. Good for afternoon strolling or for watching the lights come on in downtown Portland at evening.

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to see the roses when they are in bloom-no other place like it in the world of flowers and gardens

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a part of our family reunion. Pleasantly surprised how much the children enjoyed it; not just the playground, but the Rose garden and trails. We only rated it 3 stars because of the parking. We paid for all day only to discover...More

Thank Trippingalong2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful park with so much to do - hikes, rose garden, Japanese garden and more! I went to the Japanese garden and it's a little expensive but very serene and peaceful. The rose garden is incredible!

Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never grow tired of visiting Washington Park. It has been a favorite accessible getaway for our family for years. It is genius that the city had the wisdom to foresee the wonderful refuge the Park would provide for generations of residents and visitors -...More

Thank GdaddyO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trails are easily accessible through Washington Park, from NW 24th Street at Burnside. Though the trails are not well-marked they all seem to converge on the Rose Garden, from which you can get to the Japanese Garden ($$) or Zoo. Some of the trails are...More

Thank 2diane144
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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