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“Great zoo!”
Review of Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo
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$34.00*
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Portland Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #11 of 442 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Portland, Oregon, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great zoo!”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

This zoo may have less animals than some (i.e. San Diego, Bronx), but the habitats are beautiful and they try to recreate the animals natural habitat. They devoted more space in this zoo to making good habitats than trying to cram in as many animals as possible. Makes the zoo a very enjoyable experience when the animals are happy and well cared for.

Visited March 2013
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Lakewood, Ohio
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253 reviews
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“Nice Afternoon”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Spent the afternoon walking in the Oregon Zoo, This is a nice zoo with a wide range of animals, Lots of construction for new exhibts. The Asian elephants are getting a new home which will be nice. Overall a nice afternoon spent.

Visited July 2013
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Boise, Idaho
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“Very small zoo for a bigger city!”
Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

I have seen MUCH better zoos in smaller towns!! I was surprised at how few animals there were. And the displays didn't have much info about the animals. I guess you have to spend some extra money to buy a key to learn about the animals. The scenery was pretty, but Washington park has the same beautiful scenery and is free.

Visited July 2013
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Seaside, Oregon
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28 reviews
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“Best Zoo Ever!!!!”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

I have been to many zoos, including the San Diego and L. A. zoo, and this is my very favorite!!! The lush surroundings and up close and personal connection with the animals make it the very best!

Visited August 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“One of the nicer zoos”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

Very good value, the zoo is laid out very well the children enjoyed the exhibits. There was some construction going on so expect detours. A parking tip, you can park in the zoo lot you pay for it when you buy the zoo ticket(s), and you don't have to display the parking paid receipt on the dash.

Visited June 2013
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