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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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“elephant exhibit” (104 reviews)
“polar bear” (66 reviews)
“baby elephant” (51 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2799
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+1 503-226-1561
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"baby elephant"
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"wide variety of animals"
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Reviewed yesterday

My favorite bits is the elephant exhibits just before you see the actual elephants. Also the large marine mammals have nice rock around the tanks with peek a boo windows. Xmas has lights too.

Thank TravelinSuz
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit this zoo whilst in Portland. I have no regrets. The entry price is very reasonable and the quality of the attractions is fantastic. We got to see bears elephants ect and all the animals seemed happy. Will go again if we...More

Thank cameron h
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Oregon zoo is wonderfully laid out and informative. Our granddaughters enjoyed it as much as we did!

Thank Bill G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was happy to see a new Large exhibit that I had never seen before with the fish, beavers and Eagles. Also, the elephants have a larger area to roam and you are able to see them a bit closer. We were there on the...More

Thank daphne b
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be aware if visiting the zoo any time soon, a few animals are of exhibit and a few areas of the park are closed due to introducing new animals and remodeling. When I visited in June of 2018 it wasn't too bad, but I hear...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up coming to the Oregon Zoo. I've always enjoy seeing the animals and they do a great job creating habitats that represent the wild. Sadly they have many exhibits closed for remodels. It would be nice if they took a couple dollars off...More

Thank Courtney M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took kids here on visit to Portland. $18 for adults, $13 for kids. Took Uber from downtown for about $10. Saw elephants, giraffes, lions, tiger, monkeys, bears, seals, penguins, tortoises, and many other animals. There were some farm animals, and you could pet goats and...More

Thank CentralCATraveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our day at the zoo! Located in the forests of Washington Park, the zoo has a great atmosphere about it. We loved the North American section, great views of the bears and condors! The elephant area was also brilliant, I can see why...More

Thank Verity H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my quick trip to the Portland zoo. The zoo was nicely decorated and shaded so it’s easy to walk even in hot weather.

Thank M Maz M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family was looking for something active to do so we choose the zoo to get some good walking in while seeing plenty of interesting animals. The zoo didn't disappoint at all with a nice layout, well organized and very nice viewing options to see...More

Thank Stephen S
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remi1926
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Traci V | Reviewed this property |
Early early early :) Gets little hot. Bring sunblock a hat and some water.
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Duane And Sandy D
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Roamann | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see anything like that.
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shannon b
June 11, 2018|
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Response from SueCY9439XR | Reviewed this property |
Ya you can it just needs to be low seating so you do not block people’s view behind you
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