We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Sisters Quilt Show Trip 2017

Old fasion amusement park. Excellent for the children, wonderful picnic area for birthdays... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Alpine, California
Portlands answer to Coney Island

Rickiety, jarring rollercoaster, toddler cho cho, haunted mansion ride that's been transformed into... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Ka H
Read all 295 reviews
All photos (78)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“roller rink”(31 reviews)
“bumper cars”(14 reviews)
“all ages”(28 reviews)
With thrill rides, roller skating, go carts, miniature golf, and more, your family will have a perfect day on the midway! Pick a partner for the roller coaster, do the "Hokey Pokey" in the skating rink, even "stick together" with some cotton candy...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97213
Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
+1 503-233-5777
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Portland
from $100.00
More Info
from $99.00
More Info
from $69.00
More Info
from $85.00
More Info
Reviews (295)
There are newer reviews for Oaks Amusement Park
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
290 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews roller rink bumper cars all ages cotton candy go karts corn dogs unlimited rides carnival rides kids rides mini golf course summer fun family picnic willamette river older kids old school lots of fun skate
Updating list...
41 - 50 of 290 reviews
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is the perfect place to take kids , middle or teens to play and have a great time. Rides are safe (mostly) and also some games for kids to play.. We have been here many times in the past but my first review of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dorityj
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Old fasion amusement park. Excellent for the children, wonderful picnic area for birthdays, reunions, or just family gatherings. Even has a dance pavillion.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sunshine033
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Rickiety, jarring rollercoaster, toddler cho cho, haunted mansion ride that's been transformed into the non scary NW adventure, Overall seedy atmospehere that just mananges to feel somewhat charming, putt, putt golf, historic roller rink from a bygone era complete with wultizer organ? It's all there!...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ka H
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

This was an end of year school field trip for K-6th graders and the park was closed to the public and only open to a few other schools for the day. We were excited to basically have the park to ourselves. Everything was open except...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank shellvanderwal
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a must see location! The rides are good for toddlers all he way to adults! They have roller coasters and kid rides and fun roller skating!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Addie R
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

I went here for an event: the MS Society's annual picnic. I appreciate Oaks Park for allowing events like that to happen there. But the actual amusement park isn't up to par. The rides have the longest lines, a lot of the employees are irritable,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Linh O
Reviewed June 1, 2017

You will have a lot of fun at this amusement park and the children will thank you! It is like a fair atmosphere!

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed May 8, 2017

I had the opportunity to visit the Dance Pavillion for a Plucky Maidens "junk show" on Sunday. I forgot how much I loved the setting for Oaks Park. Just beautiful, on the river. And quaint, an Portland fixture for nearly a century. I didn't ride...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SassyGirlJenna729
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Oaks Amusement Park is a small Amusement park located at 7805 SE Oak Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97202 just north of the Sellwood Bridge. It opened in 1905 and is one of the ten oldest active operating amusement parks in the United States. And the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank RSNN
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Well, it's basically a traveling carnival that doesn't travel at all. The standard cheesy rides and a few other attractions, and don't forget the overpriced gut-busting food. I can't imagine anyone over 11 years old actually enjoying this dated, worn down facility. The good thing...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank OldProChef
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 148 nearby hotels
River's Edge Hotel
314 reviews
1.28 miles away
Motel 6 Portland Central
50 reviews
2.16 miles away
Aladdin Inn and Suites
137 reviews
2.36 miles away
Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Riverplace
815 reviews
2.40 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,868 nearby restaurants
A Cena Ristorante y Enoteca
226 reviews
.54 miles away
Jade Teahouse and Patisserie
109 reviews
.61 miles away
Reverend’s BBQ
91 reviews
.53 miles away
42 reviews
.45 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,055 nearby attractions
92 reviews
.63 miles away
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
24 reviews
.52 miles away
Sellwood Riverfront Park
42 reviews
.52 miles away
Portland Puppet Museum
10 reviews
.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 3, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SunyDay76 | Reviewed this property |
It was crazy crowded this weekend because of the Labor Day Picnics happening. This weekend and the Fourth of July are their busiest. Any other time should be pretty good. They won't be open during the week for much... More
March 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from emilymacsk8 | Property representative |
There are some first come, first served picnic tables that you can use for free on the west edge of the park. Other picnic areas have a fee to rent.
March 28, 2018|
Response from emilymacsk8 | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed as long as leashed and attended at all times. Animals cannot go on attractions.