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Address: 1715 SW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97221
Phone Number: (503) 823-2525
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a...
This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a large Japanese garden and a zoo.
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Best of Portland Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

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Great stuff to see, but a city bureau intends to tear up the beautiful, historic reservoirs soon. I personally will not go near the park when they start that. I, and many of my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Great stuff to see, but a city bureau intends to tear up the beautiful, historic reservoirs soon. I personally will not go near the park when they start that. I, and many of my friends, feel it will be heart-breaking when they do this, as well as noisy and messy.

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Western Australia, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A weird, bald, red-bearded man said hello to us in an creepy way. Combine this with prior knowledge of serial killers, and a muddy, lonesome and tall tree-lined stroll=black foresty scary pants! Great views of Portland's 'skyscrapers' though!

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ogden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

everybody we talked to was awesome and friendly. BUT directions and signs were confusing and once found not clearly marked or user friendly. The beauty made up for it. Walking very easy -- beginner, family trails

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great zoo and park. It was easily accessible by the MAX @ the Washington Park stop. Portland has so much to offer and Washington park is a great example. One, thing, the south east Asia exhibit was under construction so it was difficult to see the elephants.

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glide
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I believe Washington Park is a treasure of experiences. Unfortunately, we only had time for the zoo. Want to return for the many other attractions and will stay somewhere close to avoid Portland's nasty traffic. A lot of the zoo was under construction and the train ride mostly went through construction zones in the very short ride. The zoo is... More 

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Oakland, Ca
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We drove through here late in the day and were very impressed with the lush rainforest like setting, great size of the park so near the city and all the various attractions that it contained. A must-see in Portland, and plan some time to see a few of the attractions within in as well.

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Vancouver, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went to visit Washington Park carrying our bikes. We had to push them at the very top (near the Japanese Gardens). The park has beautiful views to the city and the gardens are manicured. We saw the rose beds but the roses don’t come till summer. Anyway, there are many flowers to look at. It’s a great place to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We walked through the pine forest from one end of the park to the next. It was lovely. The rose garden is peaceful, and the Japanese Garden was nice (though you had to pay admission).

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sparks nv
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92 reviews 92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was a highlight of our trip. We stayed in Eugene the night before and I wanted to go to someplace in Portland where parking wouldn't be tough. Couldn't check in to hotel till 4. The parking was good, with handicapped places. I think you could spend a few days here easily if you were a hiking. I had an... More 

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Portland Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

See the Zoo the Children's Museum, The forestry center, you can ride to teh parking lot on the MAX light rail. just a few min out of Downtown Portland. If your a walker when you finish the zoo, rie the ZOO train to the Japanese garden and stoll back downhill to downtown.

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