Oregon Zoo

Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221, United States
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Open until 6:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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9.1/10

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    Christian A.
    "Come meet otters, lions, apes, snakes, elephants, and many more."(8 Tips)
    Barb L.
    "first third-generation elephant to be born in the United"(9 Tips)
    Kris H.
    "Can include zoolights option."(4 Tips)
    Braden C.
    "The cheetahs are the best"(4 Tips)
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  • Athena

    The zoo keys are fun to have but, the boxes take a while to talk about the animals. It's just fun for little kids to have a little key of their own.

    Athena · 2 weeks ago
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  • Dan

    The animals were awesome!

    Dan · August 3
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  • Fire F.

    The Oregon zoo is such an amazing place! All the animals are so playful and sweet! You can even feed the lorikeets!

    Fire Fly · June 23
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  • AppleBottom

    Always enjoy the Zoo.

    AppleBottom · May 17
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  • Brian D.

    Avoid the food. Go across the parking lot and eat at the Children's Museum. No need to have a ticket.

    Brian Duncan · May 6
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  • Brian D.

    Food choices are shameful. Lots of construction. Still a nice zoo.

    Brian Duncan · May 6
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  • K Madi E.

    Very close to Washington park. Lions tiger bears! Currently renovating the elephant enclosure

    K Madi Erion · April 15
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  • Mailliw L.

    Well, i think that the reptiles are the best! But it takes so long to get to them!

    Mailliw Leua · April 6
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  • Kris H.

    Zoo membership is the best deal. Can include zoolights option. Discounted food prices with membership.

    Kris Howatt · March 25
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  • The Heathman Hotel

    The baby elephants are the most precious animals there!

    The Heathman Hotel · March 18
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  • James V.

    The lions, tiger, bears. Also compare the river otters to the sea ottets.

    James Veber · March 8
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  • Keiji K.

    Polar bears

    Keiji Kanazawa · February 22
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  • Bethy

    The big cats like to sleep.

    Bethy · September 29, 2014
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  • Theresa .

    Great zoo. Be on the lookout for roaming peacocks. Ride the zoo train to the rose gardens.

    Theresa 💜 · August 19, 2014
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  • Brooke S.

    Always love a trip to the zoo! Love the big cats the best:)

    Brooke Shaver · August 16, 2014
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  • Steve W.

    Go first thing in the morning when the animals are more active

    Steve W · August 12, 2014
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  • Eddie H.

    Disappointed with the height of the giraffes

    Eddie Haddad · August 10, 2014
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  • Marc M.

    The parking lot can fill up on nice days so come early.

    Marc Maier · August 9, 2014
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  • David S.

    Fantastic zoo

    David Smith · August 8, 2014
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  • Whit S.

    Be careful, this place can be a zoo if you go at the wrong time. If you go at the right time it can be a zoo too.

    Whit Scott · August 8, 2014
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  • Ammon C.

    I like the elephant exhibit and the cheetah. Kind of a smaller zoo but still way fun.

    Ammon Cluff · August 6, 2014
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  • Braden C.

    The cheetahs are the best

    Braden Cluff · July 12, 2014
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  • Feba G.

    Great zoo- had an awesome time!!

    Feba George · June 24, 2014
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  • Jenni B.

    Everything is sooo expensive!

    Jenni Brown · May 20, 2014
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  • Dyanna G.

    Sunday mornings before 11 are great. You see everything before it gets too crowded.

    Dyanna Garcia · January 4, 2014
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  • Christopher G.

    When it's not summer go during the week when it first opens. Not a lot of people and the animals are up and about.

    Christopher Gorton · November 27, 2013
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  • Krista S.

    Check the "today at the zoo" tab on the website to see what is going on during your visit.

    Krista Swan · October 23, 2013
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  • Melissa K.

    Awesome zoo and cheap too

    Melissa Kent · October 13, 2013
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  • Jessica M.

    Will charge you for parking... Even if you take the shuttle.

    Jessica Mc · September 1, 2013
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  • Angela P.

    Pack a lunch. Lots of tables and benches all over. We packed our own sandwiches and water. Water water water! You're going to walk a lot.

    Angela Perona-Hartwich · August 14, 2013
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  • Asya U.

    The zoo is nice! Try to come when all the animals not sleep

    Asya Upchurch · August 8, 2013
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  • Tom D.

    Don't miss the bats, especially if it's 3:00 PM—feeding time.

    Tom D · August 6, 2013
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  • Katie K.

    Lily was beautiful!

    Katie King · July 15, 2013
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  • Libby U.

    Bring a picnic lunch and eat on the grass!

    Libby Uglesich · July 10, 2013
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  • Paull Y.

    Come for the Leopards. Stay for the Sea Otters.

    Paull Young · July 6, 2013
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  • Paul F.

    True story: the drinks don't come with straws after someone threw one in an animal pen and a goat choked on it.

    Paul Fenwick · July 6, 2013
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  • LeAmber M.

    Loved it my Lil one had a blast and loved the animals

    LeAmber Malonis-moore · July 4, 2013
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  • Jeshka L.

    Animals in cages...yay? Cheetahs are the only big cats that purr.

    Jeshka Lewis · June 26, 2013
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  • Mark L.

    The polar bears are cool!

    Mark Lussier · June 3, 2013
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  • Alison B.

    There's a geocache in the Great Northwest area, but cell signal is poor in that area of the zoo, so look it up ahead of time. You'll need the description to open the lock.

    Alison Bazeley · May 26, 2013
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  • Laura A.

    It was great going on a Wednesday in April, not too many people and the weather was perfect! All the animals were out! Great day at the zoo!

    Laura Allison · April 19, 2013
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  • Rich P.

    Great mid-level zoo. Very natural feel. Great variety of animals. Make a visit when I'm Portland.

    Rich Peters · April 18, 2013
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  • Bruce W.

    Thursdays and Fridays are Field Trip Days FYI

    Bruce Wayne · April 11, 2013
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  • Keri L.

    We get there when the gates open. Better parking spaces and less of a crowd. Especially on Sundays!

    Keri Lewallen · March 16, 2013
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  • Cris G.

    Very busy parking lot, plan ahead!

    Cris G · December 6, 2012
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  • Morgan S.

    Pick up a pair of holographic glasses and have the lights show different shapes and symbols!

    Morgan Saltenberger · December 3, 2012
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  • BooiesMommy👣🚼

    All the silly animals! Oh wait that's us oops

    BooiesMommy👣🚼 · November 13, 2012
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  • Cher L.

    don't eat here

    Cher LQ · November 9, 2012
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  • Becky H.

    Go when it rains. The animals sleep in and stay by the glass so you get awesome pictures :)

    Becky Henderson · October 22, 2012
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  • Esther I.

    Feed the parrots!

    Esther Ibrahim · September 24, 2012
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