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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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“baby elephant” (50 reviews)
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4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221-2799
+1 503-226-1561
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family is a big zoo family. We love zoos. We know zoos and let me tell you The Oregon Zoo is amazing! First off the elephant exhibit is spectacular. I've never seen anything like it. It offers you numerous opportunities to view one of...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 days ago

A vast and grand zoo but you have to walk a great deal between the places and many times there were not animals on the cages or yards.

Thank couple59060
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took my granddaughter around this zoo and thought it was fantastic way to spend the day and so cheap to get in it makes it affordable for families to come and enjoy the animals on display

Thank scan
Reviewed 4 days ago

It had been years since I was at a zoo and this was a nice way to spend part of our time in Portland. The zoo has a nice variety of animals to see and the admission price is a bargain. Some of the exhibits...More

Thank rm0463
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and i haven't been to a zoo since we were kids. We were worried it would not be appealing to adults, and only to children. We were wrong! We had a great time here. The layout of the zoo makes it easy to...More

Thank Isaiah S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been zoo members for more years than not now. We love the zoo, the animals and the grounds. If you haven’t been ride the train, the kids will love it. In fact go during zoo lights and ride the train and it’s even...More

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo on a cloudy, cool Monday so it wasn't crowded at all. Unfortunately, some of the things we had hoped to do (like the train ride) closed early so we missed out. We should have checked as soon as we arrived, so...More

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Price to get in wasn’t to bad 9.99 for adults but when we went there was a few bits that were closed. We did go on the train but it was only a 6 minuets long as the other track was closed and it only...More

Thank gaynormariep
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely modernizing zoo filled with many newly designed modern enclosures, with many more planned that to Portland taxpayers' approval of zoo improvement bonds. It's also a very manageable size that can be toured in a leisurely three hours or so. Good facilities...More

Thank cauchemarlover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my sister and nieces. Really well kept zoo with different types of animals including polar bears and grizzlies as well. Loved the different exhibits in the zoo. Took about 2 hours to see the whole place quickly but can easily spend 4...More

Thank Vjay S
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8 October 2017|
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Response from hksingh1 | Reviewed this property |
There are bike trails, and other things to see.
Martha L
3 July 2017|
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Response from SuperTravller | Reviewed this property |
These animals have become domesticated pets, they will be harmed by a concert as much as your Dog or Cat would be harmed if you watched the Harry Potter collection with your sound bar on higher volume. 🤷🏻‍♂️👍🏽
5 June 2017|
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Response from Makelifefun | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Just inside the gates, next to the main gift shop. Have fun!