Oregon Zoo

4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, Oregon 97221 USA

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“Home to over 2000 animals”

At the Oregon Zoo, you can see the world in an afternoon—it’s home to more than 2,000 animals from around the world. Renowned for its conservation work and elephant breeding program, the zoo houses 21 endangered species and more than 30 threatened species. Award-winning exhibits, summer concerts, special events and a scenic train route help draw 1.6 million visitors to the zoo each year. The Oregon Zoo, formerly the Washington Park Zoo, is a zoo in Portland, the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon. Located 2 mi southwest of Downtown Portland, the zoo is inside Portland's Washington Park, and includes a narrow-gauge railway that connects to the International Rose Test Garden inside the park. The zoo has five major exhibit areas: Great Northwest, Fragile Forests, Asia, Pacific Shores and Africa. Within these large areas are 23 specialized exhibits. The wildest place in Oregon. The 64-acre Oregon Zoo is located in Portland, a city and surrounding metropolitan area of 2.26 million people. Attendance in 2011 exceeded 1.6 million. Animals of the Oregon Zoo 2,200 individual animals represent 260 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates 21 endangered species and 33 threatened species live at the zoo. The zoo is active in 21 Species Survival Plans.

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What has happened to the Oregon Zoo? A once magical place to take the family and not have to spend a hundred bucks has turned into the Disneyland of Portland. How else can we squeeze another... Read more

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Winlee W.

What a great time to be had! My family and I enjoyed the zoo immensely! We were even able to see some of the Christmas lights. We went on Veteran's Day (for free!!) since my partner is retired... Read more

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Jessie P.

So far, we've only visited the zoo with our kids during ZooLights. So this review is *mostly* about that experience. We always choose the earliest time slot because our kids will turn into total... Read more

Oregon Zoo

4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, Oregon
97221 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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