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Oregon Zoo

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4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2799
+1 503-226-1561
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USD 34.00*
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Portland Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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USD 94.00*
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Portland Combo: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Trolley and Columbia River Gorge Tour
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polar bears” (72 reviews)
“baby elephant” (50 reviews)
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4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2799
+1 503-226-1561
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As always the Zoo is probably one of the best ways to spend a day, Portland is the exception with adding concerts just walking distance away. It is a beautiful well maintained facility. My best advice would be to go on a day that’s mild...More

Thank dan s
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband LOVES zoos, so we tend to go to them wherever we go...small, large & in-between. I think this was one of my favorites. It is in a hilly, forested area which creates kind of a maze to get from one area to another....More

Thank 523SM523
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really nice Zoo, best and largest in the State of Oregon. On a hill top, with hundreds of different animals to see. Small train to ride, fun for the kids of all ages.

Thank Gabriele R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone should experience Zoolights. Wow! Incredible lighting in the zoo. Walk/ and or take the 8 minute train.

Thank Jody O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Zoo and well put together. Large exhibition of animals from all over. Totally enjoyed the experience and not very expensive.

Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with another family that had an annual pass, so we didn't need to pay. But the rates are pretty cheap in the off-season. It would have been around $65 for the 5 of us in August, but just $45 in the off-season. Pretty...More

Thank Krause81055
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good variety of animals, wish they were always out. The kids love to explore the different regions and see if they can spot them from afar. Great place to educate and tire a child out.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice zoo. and if here in the winter time make sure to enjoy the fantastic Zoo lights from end of November until early January (?)...

Thank globeHopper56
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an amazing zoo with lots of varieties of animals.Polar bear and penguins were also there.It covers a huge area.The train ride was also great.i have visited Philadelphia zoo as well and I must say Oregon zoo was far far far better.Kids and adults...More

Thank srayjis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s quite a bit to see at the Portland Oregon zoo although I do remember 20 years ago there seem to be many more animals red pandas etc. The design is much more attractive however what I don’t like is you spend the entire day...More

Thank Ruth F
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9 October 2017|
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Response from hksingh1 | Reviewed this property |
There are bike trails, and other things to see.
Martha L
4 July 2017|
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Response from SuperTravller | Reviewed this property |
These animals have become domesticated pets, they will be harmed by a concert as much as your Dog or Cat would be harmed if you watched the Harry Potter collection with your sound bar on higher volume. 🤷🏻‍♂️👍🏽
5 June 2017|
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Response from Makelifefun | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Just inside the gates, next to the main gift shop. Have fun!