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Oaks Amusement Park

Neighbourhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
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Address: 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97213
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+1 503-233-5777
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

With thrill rides, roller skating, go carts, miniature golf, and more, your...

With thrill rides, roller skating, go carts, miniature golf, and more, your family will have a perfect day on the midway! Pick a partner for the roller coaster, do the "Hokey Pokey" in the skating rink, even "stick together" with some cotton candy! Fabulous birthday parties, rentable picnic areas, and Dance Pavilion indoor event venue. Amusement park open March - October, roller skating open year 'round.

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The Dance Pavillion

I had the opportunity to visit the Dance Pavillion for a Plucky Maidens "junk show" on Sunday. I forgot how much I loved the setting for Oaks Park. Just beautiful, on the river... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon, United States
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to visit the Dance Pavillion for a Plucky Maidens "junk show" on Sunday. I forgot how much I loved the setting for Oaks Park. Just beautiful, on the river. And quaint, an Portland fixture for nearly a century. I didn't ride any rides, but did enjoy being at the Park.

Thank SassyGirlJenna729
Portland, Oregon
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Oaks Amusement Park is a small Amusement park located at 7805 SE Oak Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97202 just north of the Sellwood Bridge. It opened in 1905 and is one of the ten oldest active operating amusement parks in the United States. And the only amusement park still in operation in Portland. Oaks Amusement Park was originally built to... More 

Thank RSNN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Well, it's basically a traveling carnival that doesn't travel at all. The standard cheesy rides and a few other attractions, and don't forget the overpriced gut-busting food. I can't imagine anyone over 11 years old actually enjoying this dated, worn down facility. The good thing about it is it is much less expensive than a real theme park. That being... More 

Thank Old P
Gladstone, Oregon
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Fun for the kids. Some of the workers are a little scary for the smaller kids. The park has a lot of history. Was always told the roller rink can float if there is a floods.

Thank lamuhs
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This amusement Park is a little worn around the edges but overall a fun time. The park is open in the spring to fall only however, the skate rink stays open all year long. Rides are average carni types with lots of cheap toys to win and junk food. Indoor skate rink with a person playing a huge organ as... More 

Thank M M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As a child, it was fun. Now, not so much. Boring rides, weirdos, crappy food choices, nothing to really amuse.

Thank Kevin W
Coos Bay, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Truly like taking a walk back in time to a beautiful carnival with the loud, bright colors and beautiful vintage rides. So simple; yet so pretty to look at! Kids had a blast & the skating rink was a huge hit with teenagers and adults! We loved it! I was super impressed by the cleanliness of the facility and the... More 

1 Thank bheidi2
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Step back in time to the timeless midway with an assortment of old and new rides and games. Great for the family and large groups for picnic gathering. They also an old fashion skating rink and dance hall.

1 Thank canmarto
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I first went to this park on a school outing as a teacher. There is a great picnic area for large groups. We all paid for a wristband for rides. There is a roller rink too. But when I last went there the roller skates were the old fashioned, four wheeler Flintstones kind! Hope they have modern roller blades now.... More 

2 Thank Kikidee_12
emilymacsk8, Manager at Oaks Amusement Park, responded to this review

Glad you had a good time! Our skating floor is actually a 100' x 200' antique maple with Roll-On coating. And we surely do have inline skates in several styles. More 

Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

them have great rids and food it just the price are to high you can go to gresham skating world for less money

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