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Washington Park

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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 4 days ago

Hiking trails, forest, and the Japanese Garden are just three of many reasons to make Washington Park a regular recreation destination for you or your family.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank curioustraveler406
Reviewed 4 days ago

Washington Park contains several of the highlights of any visit to Portland (e.g. International Rose Test Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Oregon Zoo, Portland Children's Museum, etc.). But the park is massive, and parking at the various sites is very limited, so trying to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ColoradoJ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Each year the Oregon Zoo Lights get better then the previous year. I am a performer for the zoo lights and always enjoy the light displays, the animals, and watching children's faces light up with a look of wonder during the holiday season. And that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _beegleh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Portland's zoo is far and away the best animal sanctuary in the US...The environment is clean and cleverly arranged. There is an obvious attention to detail as you meander the paths to different biomes...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sherman c
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love the Japanese Garden in Washington Park. It is a very special place. Gorgeous in all seasons and such a treat to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yoginiflygirl
Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 4 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 4 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
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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
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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 skid l | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Plan for some congestion and parking challenges on weekends
Peter H
25 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