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Washington Park

1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2705
+1 503-823-2538
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US$ 79.00*
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2705
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large park on a hill in Portland with the Oregon Zoo, a huge arboretum with hundreds of tree species, great views of Portland and Mt. Hood. It is also home to the International Rose Garden and the Japanese Garden. Parking can be...More

Thank jpora
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden explodes with beautiful roses in late spring and in fall. As part of the Park Complex that includes Forest Park, the Arboretum, Holocaust Memorial and the Portland Zoo, it is situated with a beautiful view of the City looking across to Mount Hood.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We drove to the park on a Saturday afternoon. It was fairly crowded, but even with a lot of people it didn't seem to be overrun. We did some walking and we stopped for a few hours at the children's museum. The museum wasn't huge,...More

1  Thank billgilbert
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Good for a day trip. Good variety of activities with Zoo, Rose and the Japanese gardens and the Portland Museum.

Thank 2YLTravelers
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful park with many trails to walk on or trail run. It is amazing to be so close to the city and yet have such secluded peace.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Washington Park has something to offer to the nature lover in all of us. Easily accessible via the light railway system, the Park has many beautiful trails through wooded areas leading to the famous Rose Garden and Japanese’s Garden. Make sure to stop outside the...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our family took a hop on hop off tour that took us through the park and provided a narration. It was interesting to hear about the park and see numerous types of foilage and the variety of trees. If you are a nature lover, take...More

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

What an amazing gift to have in the city limits. The scenery changes as you drive, but stunning and you quickly feel like you are in a fairytale and not in an urban downtown.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were there to see the Japanese Garden which was closed for renovation unfortunately. The park is sprawling, well laid out, lots to see and great views of the city. Free shuttle when it gets too much.

Thank Nicwray
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The way they set up this entire place is really cool. We took the train to the Portland Zoo stop and took the elevator up. Once there we went to the zoo and then the japanese gardens. You can actually walk through the park to...More

1  Thank Isaiah S
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skid l
9 October 2017|
Response from Corinne D | Reviewed this property |
Invalid and inappropriate question on my TA account. Nothing to do with travelling ..
8 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 SeasonedFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is the zoo. Washington Park has the rose garden, a Japanese garden, the zoo and some hiking trails.