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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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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” (70 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

We visited the zoo on a cloudy, cool Monday so it wasn't crowded at all. Unfortunately, some of the things we had hoped to do (like the train ride) closed early so we missed out. We should have checked as soon as we arrived, so...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Price to get in wasn’t to bad 9.99 for adults but when we went there was a few bits that were closed. We did go on the train but it was only a 6 minuets long as the other track was closed and it only...More

Thank gaynormariep
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely modernizing zoo filled with many newly designed modern enclosures, with many more planned that to Portland taxpayers' approval of zoo improvement bonds. It's also a very manageable size that can be toured in a leisurely three hours or so. Good facilities...More

Thank cauchemarlover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here with my sister and nieces. Really well kept zoo with different types of animals including polar bears and grizzlies as well. Loved the different exhibits in the zoo. Took about 2 hours to see the whole place quickly but can easily spend 4...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice layout, easy to follow signs, animals look well cared for. Never felt crowded. Easy to reach using public transportation.

Thank cykw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with our parents and had a great time. I would recommend a visit for kids of all ages including us 'big' kids! Very informative and entertaining. Nice place to eat or bring a picnic.

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a pleasant, well structured mid sized zoo that featured a nice selection of regional animals as well as some smaller exhibits of the more exotic. Very reasonably priced and laid out in a way that it seemed bigger than it really was. A...More

Thank Rooker0423
Reviewed 6 days ago

The zoo is situated in a very pretty parklike atmosphere. There was no food available, (there were numerous foodcourts, but were all closed) Made for a nice, but hungry, afternoon

Thank lawre3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well if you're in the Portland area at all you really should go to see it the zoo you can get strollers for your children there's different eateries all through it but you definitely have to go to our new elephant attraction it's really spectacular...More

Thank Ginger T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great standard zoo with a good cross section of animals. I really liked the Pac North West section, which was well oriented in a valley with pines, cedars, and ferns. Very representative of this section of Oregon, so it was great to...More

Thank J N
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8 October 2017|
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Response from hksingh1 | Reviewed this property |
There are bike trails, and other things to see.
Martha L
3 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!