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Washington Park

1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2705
+1 503-823-2538
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This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a large Japanese garden and a zoo. For information on free shuttles, attraction admission hours and pricing within the park, and maps, visit our website.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (365 reviews)
“japanese garden” (323 reviews)
“hoyt arboretum” (67 reviews)
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1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2705
1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2705
+1 503-823-2538
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful park with many trails to walk on or trail run. It is amazing to be so close to the city and yet have such secluded peace.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Washington Park has something to offer to the nature lover in all of us. Easily accessible via the light railway system, the Park has many beautiful trails through wooded areas leading to the famous Rose Garden and Japanese’s Garden. Make sure to stop outside the...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our family took a hop on hop off tour that took us through the park and provided a narration. It was interesting to hear about the park and see numerous types of foilage and the variety of trees. If you are a nature lover, take...More

Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

What an amazing gift to have in the city limits. The scenery changes as you drive, but stunning and you quickly feel like you are in a fairytale and not in an urban downtown.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were there to see the Japanese Garden which was closed for renovation unfortunately. The park is sprawling, well laid out, lots to see and great views of the city. Free shuttle when it gets too much.

Thank Nicwray
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The way they set up this entire place is really cool. We took the train to the Portland Zoo stop and took the elevator up. Once there we went to the zoo and then the japanese gardens. You can actually walk through the park to...More

1  Thank Isaiah S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We came here primarily for the Japanese and rose gardens. I loved the very convenient shuttle system. It saved my elderly mother quite a bit of trouble, and made our visit possible, without having a

2  Thank operacarol
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This park is amazing for its size, trails, variety of gardens and spaces and its free. Easy to get to on the light rail. Really enjoyed wandering around and getting lost a few times. The Vietnam memorial garden was very interesting. Shuttle bus to get...More

1  Thank Slowwhite
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Everything terrific you can imagine is found here in Portland's Washington Park, for instance, Oregon Zoo, Portland Japanese Garden, International Rose Test Garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Portland Children's Museum, Children's Playground, Tennis Courts, Outdoor Archery Range, Memorials, etc.. Bus & Light Rail can bring there and...More

1  Thank m0khm0kh
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a huge park with well marked trails. Hard to believe that it is within the City limits. Very, very easy to reach using the MAX. What a park should be.

Thank dstambaugh3
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skid l
9 October 2017|
Response from Corinne D | Reviewed this property |
Invalid and inappropriate question on my TA account. Nothing to do with travelling ..
8 October 2017|
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Response from edlexin | Reviewed this property |
No specific bike trails, but there are plenty of bikers on the winding roads through the park. Check out the park map.
Sandy H
17 August 2017|
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Response from SeasonedFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is the zoo. Washington Park has the rose garden, a Japanese garden, the zoo and some hiking trails.