Portland - Oregon Zoo (part of Washington Park)

 

The Oregon Zoo is 64 acres with 23 exhibits, and five major exhibit areas: Great Northwest, Fragile Forests, Asia, Pacific Shores and Africa.
Go see the Bat feeding or take the train! Good place for families with young children.

Tickets: Portland Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

 

Address

 

4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221

 

Admission Fee

 

Yes.

 

Getting There

 

Car:
• Go to SW Lewis Clark Way
• Turn Right on Sacajawea Blvd (becomes Rose Park Rd)
• Follow signs to park

Mass Transit
• Take the Trimet Imax red or blue line from downtown to Beaverton/Hillsboro
• Exit on Washington Park stop. Take elevators up.
• Walk to the Zoo across the parking lot.

Tickets: Portland Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

 

Recommendations

 

• The amount of time you spend at the zoo depends on your interest. If you see all the areas it will take 4-7 hours.
• Park your car for the whole day and pay at the parking kiosk.
• If you finish the park early, take advantage of the free shuttle around the Washington park.
• Come early. The parking lots gets full after 10AM.
• You will be walking outside most of the time so wear comfortable shoes, and bring snacks, water, and sunscreen/ hat.
• If staying downtown, buy an all day pass and take the Max to the Zoo.

 

Website

 

Portland - Oregon Zoo Official Website

 

Portland Hop-On Hop-Off Tour - $34.00

See all of Portland’s top attractions on this hop-on hop-off trolley tour, a fun, easy way to sightsee. With your 1-day or 2-day pass, explore Portland aboard a sightseeing trolley and hop off at any of the 11 stops to visit Pioneer Square, Washington Park, the Oregon Zoo, the Pearl District and more. Enjoy the fresh air with the open-top seating or opt for the indoor seating section. Your expert guide will offer commentary about the history and culture of Portland throughout your ride.