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Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo

    The Oregon Zoo, originally the Portland Zoo and later the Washington Park Zoo, is a zoo located in Washington Park, Portland, Oregon, approximately 2 miles southwest of downtown Portland. Founded in 1888, it is the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi River.
    • Address: 4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221
    • Phone: (503) 226-1561
    • Interests: Zoo · Parks · Nature
    • Average stay: 1 hour
    • Opened: 1888
    • Number of animals: 1,800
    • Number of species: 232
    • Area: 2,787,840 sq feet
    • Official Website:


    9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Mon - Fri9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sat - Sun9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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    Jan 20, 2023
    When here, with our son and granddaughter on a Monday and had a wonderful time, Sue is very walkable the exhibits are laid out very well and there is quite a lot to see. The train ride was very fun, … Full review by tleeEvans
    Dec 23, 2022
    Absolutely awful conditions for the elephants! No green foliage at all to eat and graze on! Two were cramped into a small area, and they were swaying. I could see the unhappiness in their faces. One… Full review by 200mrj
    Nov 5, 2022
    We've been to the zoo multiple times in the past year--the grandkids look forward to zoo lights, and there are lots of new animals in new habitats to see. Worth your time...a great family outing. Full review by wilkinsl2019


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